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Confederate (CSV)

Corporal

Robert Finley

(c. 1845 - ?)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 17th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Age 16, he enlisted as Private, Company E, 17th South Carolina Infantry about 1 December 1861 and was promoted to Corporal, date not given.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action at Boonsboro (Turner's Gap) on South Mountain, MD on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was discharged, date not given.

References & notes

His service from his Compiled Service Records (via the Historical Data Systems database) and the Roll 1 for Company E.

Birth

c. 1845

Notes

1   Thomas, John P., and and previous SC Historians of the Confederate Records, Confederate Rolls of South Carolina, Columbia: Historian of Confederate Records, 1898, Company E, Seventeenth Regiment Infantry  [AotW citation 22086]