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Confederate (CSV)


Robert G. G. Boyd

(c. 1835 - 1862)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 17th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Private, Company E, 17th South Carolina Infantry on 23 November 1861 in Columbia, SC. He was probably promoted to Corporal, date not given.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action at Turner's Gap on South Mountain, MD on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds on 29 September 1862 in a hospital in Winchester, VA, age 27.

References & notes

His service from his Compiled Service Records, with his wound at "Boonsboro" from Colonel McMaster's list for the 17th South Carolina (Confederate States Army Casualty Lists and Narrative Reports, RG 109, NARA), both online from fold3. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


c. 1835


09/29/1862; WInchester, VA; burial in Stonewall Confederate Cemetery, Winchester, VA