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Confederate (CSV)


Robert C. Griffin

(c. 1841 - 1862)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Living on his parent's farm in York County, he enlisted as Private, Company B, 5th South Carolina Infantry on 13 April 1861. Company B became Company F at the reorganization of April 1862.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded by gunshot and captured in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated at a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD but died there on 30 September 1862.

References & notes

Thanks to Barry Truluck for details above from his research in the US Census (1850, 1860) and in his Compiled Service Records (via Fold3) and the Roll,1 for Company B. His wound from the Patient List,2 as A.C. Griffin.


c. 1841


09/30/1862; Frederick, MD; burial in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Frederick, MD


1   Thomas, John P., and and previous SC Historians of the Confederate Records, Confederate Rolls of South Carolina, Columbia: Historian of Confederate Records, 1898, Company F, Fifth Regiment Infantry  [AotW citation 22046]

2   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #9.590  [AotW citation 22047]