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Confederate (CSV)


Robert C. Golightly

(1837 - 1862)

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 48th Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He was commissioned Captain, Company H, 48th Alabama Infantry on 29 April 1862 in Cherokee County, AL.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

Service from his Compiled Military Service Records (via the Historical Data Systems database). His memorial in Mill Creek Cemetery Gaylesville, AL is on Findagrave. His brother, Private Thomas Golightly, was also killed at Sharpsburg.


1837 in SC


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD