Robert Eugene Hentz(c. 1839 - 1864)
Home State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 4th Alabama Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was an unmarried 22 year old printer from Huntsville, AL when he enlisted as Private on 21 May 1861 in Company F, 4th Alabama Infantry at Harpers Ferry, VA. Present with his Company in engagements from First to Second Manassas.
In the Antietam Campaign:
Present in action on South Mountain.
The remainder of the War:
Present in action in most engagements until he was killed in action in the Wilderness, VA on 7 May 1864.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of Alabama1. Name listed as Eugene Hentz and Robert E. Hentz.
|Place of Birth: Bradford County, PA |
Death Date: 05/07/1864 Death Place: near Fredericksburg, VA
1 State of Alabama, Dept. of Archives & History, Alabama Civil War Service Database, Published 2004, first accessed 01 January 2010, <http://www.archives.state.al.us/civilwar/index.cfm>, Source page: various [AotW citation 15651]
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