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Confederate (CSV)

Lieutenant

Samuel Robinson

(1841 - 1862)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted at Charleston in Company I, Second Infantry and was appointed First Sergeant. He was elected 3rd Lieutenant on the reorganization of 13 May 1862 and promoted to 2nd Lieutenant before 17 September.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was originally buried on the field at Sharpsburg near "Mrs. Lucker's" [Locker] barn and was probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.

References & notes

Burial information from Pruett1. Service data from Salley2. He has a memorial in the Second Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Charleston, online on Findagrave.

Birth

11/18/1841

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Washington Confederate Cemetery, Hagerstown, MD

Notes

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 4935]

2   Salley, Alexander S., Jr., compiler, South Carolina Troops in Confederate Service, 3 vols., Columbia: Historical Commission of South Carolina, 1913-1930, Vol. 2, pp. 229-230  [AotW citation 13029]