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Confederate (CSA)

Major

Robert Emmett McMillan

(1836 - 1890)

Home State: Georgia

Command Billet: Commanding Regiment

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 24th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He was commissioned Major, 24th Georgia Infantry on 24 August 1861 (his father Robert McMillan was Colonel).

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the right leg in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He resigned his commission because of wounds on 8 January 1864.

References & notes

Service from the Roster 1 via the Historical Data Systems database. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

11/20/1836; Elbert County, GA

Death

03/06/1890; burial in Old Clarkesville Cemetery, Clarkesville, GA

Notes

1   Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964  [AotW citation 19451]