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Confederate (CSV)


Robert Thrift

(c. 1845 - ?)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion

Before Sharpsburg

An unmarried cotton manufactory worker, giving his age as 17, he enlisted in Company F, 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion on 30 January 1862 at Columbia, SC.

On the Campaign

He was captured in action at Fox's Gap on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Held at Fort Delaware, he was sent to Aikens Landing, VA and exchanged on 6 October 1862. He was discharged 4 February 1863 for being underage.

References & notes

Basic information from Davis1.


c. 1845; Newberry District, SC


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 16058]