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Confederate (CSV)


Robert Franklin Patton

(c. 1843 - 1862)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 17th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as a Private in Company H, First South Carolina Cavalry about 1 September 1861 and then enlisted as Private, Company E, 17th South Carolina Infantry about 1 December 1861.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

His service from his Compiled Service Records (via the Historical Data Systems database), as R.F and Robert Patton, and the Roll 1 for Company E, as R.F. Patton. His middle name from a roster compiled by Roxsanne Wells-Layton on RootsWeb.


c. 1843


09/14/1862; Turner's Gap, 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 E, Seventeenth Regiment Infantry  [AotW citation 22088]