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Confederate (CSA)

Colonel

Robert C Hill

(? - 1863)

Home State: North Carolina

Command Billet: Commanding Regiment

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 48th North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Hill, from Iredell County, was elected Colonel of the 48th as it was organized in April 1862. 1

The rest of the War

"Colonel R. C. Hill was a very fine military man, very strict and much beloved by his men, but being in bad health he was often absent. He only commanded the regiment in the campaign of 1862 and 1863. He died in December, 1863".1

Death

12/04/1863

Notes

1   From History of the 48th North Carolina Infantry by Captain W.H.H. Lawhon, Co. D, April 1901; transcribed by J. Weaver.
Weaver, Jeff, The North Carolina Civil War Home, Published 1998, first accessed 09 August 2005, <http://members.aol.com/jweaver303/nc/nccwhp.htm>, Source page: /48ncinf.htm  [AotW citation 216]