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Confederate (CSV)


Robert J. Wilson

(c. 1840 - )
Home State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 4th Alabama Infantry


Before the Antietam Campaign:
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.

In the Antietam Campaign:
He was severely wounded in the thigh and captured in action on 17 September 1862.

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

References, Sources, and other 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 State: AL    


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]

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