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Confederate (CSA)

Captain

Robert Boyce

(1825 - 1863)

Home State: South Carolina

Command Billet: Battery Commander

Branch of Service: Artillery

Unit: Macbeth (SC) Artillery

 

see his Battle Report

Before Sharpsburg

A 36 year old lawyer in the Union District, he was commissioned Captain, Battery C, Macbeth Light Artillery on 13 September 1861.

On the Campaign

He commanded his battery at Sharpsburg.

The rest of the War

He died of chronic dysentery in Wilmington, NC on 19 April 1863.

References & notes

Service date from his Consolidated Service Record, via Historical Data Systems. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

03/24/1825

Death

04/19/1863; Wilmington, NC; burial in Boyce Family Cemetery, Laurens, SC