Robert S. Smith(? - 1862)
Home State: Georgia
Command Billet: Commanding Regiment
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 4th Georgia Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
Enrolled as Captain, Company C, in the 4th Georgia Infantry on 26 April 1862. He was promoted to Major of the Regiment in July.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was killed in action at Sharpsburg.
The remainder of the War:
Originally buried near the battlefield "in Capt. David Smith's Orchard", and reinterred at the Washington Confederate Cemetery, probably about 1868.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Service information and his photograph from Thomas1. His middle initial also listed as "C". Burial information from the Bowie List, online courtesy of WHILBR.
Death Date: 09/17/1862 Death Place: Sharpsburg, MD Burial Place: Washington Confederate Cemetery, Hagerstown, MD
1 Thomas, Henry Walter, History of the Doles-Cook Brigade, Atlanta: Franklin Printing & Publishing Co., 1903, pg. 107 [AotW citation 2592]
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