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Confederate (CSV)


Robert Finley

(c. 1845 - ?)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 17th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Age 16, he enlisted as Private, Company E, 17th South Carolina Infantry on 23 November 1861 in Columbia.

On the Campaign

He was in action and probably wounded at Boonsboro (Turner's Gap) on South Mountain, MD on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was admitted to a Richmond hospital with a broken collarbone on 18 October 1862. He was discharged for disability from wounds on 14 December 1862.

References & notes

His service from the Roll 1 and his Compiled Service Records, with his presence 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.


c. 1845


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 E, Seventeenth Regiment Infantry  [AotW citation 22086]