Robert Harris(? - 1862)
Home State: Mississippi
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 2nd Mississippi Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
Appointed 4th Sergeant on 8/1/1861. Reaffirmed appointment on 4/23/1862. Listed as 2nd Sergeant during Jul/Aug, 1862 muster.
In the Antietam Campaign:
Wounded and captured in battle at Sharpsburg on 9/17/1862.
The remainder of the War:
Paroled on 9/27/1862. Died of wounds: gunshot, left leg -- amputated. Originally buried in Frederick.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Burial information from Pruett1. Life and service details from roster data compiled by Michael R. Brasher. He is also listed among the Confederate soldiers buried at Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Frederick, MD, and may still be there.
Death Date: 10/09/1862 Death Place: Frederick, MD Burial Place: Washington Confederate Cemetery, Hagerstown, MD
1 Pruett, Samuel, and Poffenberger & Good, Greg Farino and Western Maryland Regional Library (WMRL), Washington Confederate Cemetery, possible burials , Hagerstown (MD): WHILBR, 2010 [AotW citation 4498]
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