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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Robert J. Wilson

(c. 1840 - ?)

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He was an unmarried 21 year old printer from Huntsvile, AL when he enlisted as Private on 26 April 1861 in Company F, 4th Alabama Infantry. He was present with his Company in engagements from First to Second Manassas, VA in 1862.

On the Campaign

He was severely wounded in the thigh and captured in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Later on detail by order of the Medical Examining Board, date and place not given.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Alabama1. He may be the Robert J. Wilson (June 1840-September 1878) buried in Fort Williams Cemetery, Sylacauga, AL.

Birth

c. 1840 in AL

Notes

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 15669]