W. H. Robinson(c. 1833 - )
Home State: South Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion
Before the Antietam Campaign:
An unmarried 29 year old farmer, he enlisted in Company G, 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion on 16 March 1862 at Adams Run, SC.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded by gunshot through the right shoulder and was captured in action at Fox's Gap on 14 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
He was sent to Fort McHenry, exchanged on 17 October 1862, and furloughed home. He was appointed Corporal by November and Sergeant on 12 February 1863. He was discharged 27 June 1863 due to loss of use of his right arm.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Davis1.
1 Davis, Sam B., A History of the 3rd South Carolina Volunteer Infantry Battalion (James Battalion): 1861-1865 , Wilmington (NC): Broadfoot Publishing Company, 2009, pp. 68-71, Roster [AotW citation 16045]
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