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Confederate (CSV)


Robert J. Glover

(c. 1840 - 1862)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 21 year old farmer at Hamburg, Edgefield District, he enlisted as Private, Company H, 7th South Carolina Infantry on 15 April 1861.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in the left lung in action on Maryland Heights, MD near Harpers Ferry on 13 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was promoted to First Corporal on the 14th. He was captured and paroled, date not given, at Sandy Hook, MDA on 18 October 1862.

References & notes

His service from the Rolls,1 which have him as R.J. Glover and say he was killed outright on Maryland Heights, and Swain.2


c. 1840


10/18/1862; near Fredericksburg, VA


1   Thomas, John P., and and previous SC Historians of the Confederate Records, Confederate Rolls of South Carolina, Columbia: Historian of Confederate Records, 1898, Roll of Company H, 7th Reg't Inf, South Carolina Vols.  [AotW citation 24218]

2   Swain, Sr., Glen Allan, The Bloody 7th, Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot Publishing Company, 2014, pg. 514  [AotW citation 24516]