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Federal (USV)

Private

Robert W. Cathcart

(c. 1833 - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 11th Pennsylvania Reserves

Before Antietam

Age 28, he enlisted on 18 June 1861 and mustered into service as Private, Company E, 11th Pennsylvania Reserves on 29 July in Washington, DC.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action near Turner's Gap on South Mountain, MD on 14 September 1862.

References & notes

His service from Bates1 and the Card File.2

Birth

c. 1833

Death

09/14/1862 Turner's Gap, MD

Notes

1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 22839]

2   Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Adjutant-General, Pennsylvania Civil War Veterans' Card File, 1861-1866, Published <2005, first accessed 01 July 2005, <http://www.digitalarchives.state.pa.us/archive.asp?view=ArchiveIndexes&ArchiveID=17>  [AotW citation 22840]