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Confederate (CSV)


Reuben Tucker Raborn

(c. 1841 - 1862)

Home State: Louisiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 9th Louisiana Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He came to Bienville Parish, LA in about 1850. On 12 March 1862, by then a 21 year old farmer in Brush Valley, LA he enlisted as a Private in Company H, 9th Louisiana Infantry. He was appointed 4th Sergeant on 15 April.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

Service from Booth,1 as R.T. Raborn. Details from family genealogists. His memorial is on Findagrave.

About two months before he enlisted, in January 1862, he married Armenia A. Prothro (1841-1891) at her birthplace, Lexington, SC. They had a daughter Annie Tucker Staley Raborn (1862-1926), who was born 3 days after her father was killed.


c. 1841; Amite County, MS


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD


1   Booth, Andrew B., Records of Louisiana Confederate Soldiers and Louisiana Confederate Commands, 3 Volumes, New Orleans: State of Louisiana, 1920, Vol. 3, Book 2, pg. 231  [AotW citation 19850]