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Federal (USV)


Robert C. Simpson

(c. 1828 - 1862)

Home State: Minnesota

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 1st Minnesota Infantry

Before Antietam

A 33 year old butcher in Stillwater, MN, he mustered as Private, Company C, First Minnesota Infantry on 25 November 1861.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

Service from Minnesota in the Civil and Indian Wars.1 Details from Barden & Jorgenson.2


c. 1828 in ENGLAND


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD


1   State of Minnesota, Board of Commissioners, Minnesota in the Civil War and Indian Wars 1861-1865, 2 volumes, St. Paul: Pioneer Press Company, 1890-93, Vol. 1, pg. 54  [AotW citation 20253]

2   Barden, Chuck, and Wayne D. Jorgenson, The First Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regiment , Published 2000, first accessed 01 January 2002, <>, Source page: /#/soldier/339  [AotW citation 20254]