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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Robert S. Carty

(1831 - 1862)

Home State: Virginia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th Virginia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 30 year old cigar maker, he mustered as Private in Company D, 6th Virginia Infantry on 6 May 1861 in Norfolk County. He reenlisted on 30 April 1862 and was promoted to Sergeant on 20 May 1862.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from the Virginia Military Dead.1 Service and other details from Michael A. Cavanaugh's 6th Virginia Infantry (1988) via the Historical Data Systems database.

Birth

1831 in IRELAND

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   Library of Virginia, Virginia Military Dead Database, Published 2002, first accessed 30 November 2012, <http://www.lva.virginia.gov/public/guides/vmd/>, Source page: /vmd_Search.asp  [AotW citation 18967]