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Confederate (CSA)


Robert George Washington Sloman

(c. 1825 - 1862)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: Cobb's (GA) Legion, Infantry Battalion

Before Sharpsburg

He had served in the Mexican-American War about 1846-48 as a Corporal in Company I of the Palmetto Regiment, South Carolina Volunteers. He was a farmer near Bowdon Village, GA by 1860, and he enlisted there at age 36 as a Private in Company B, Cobb's Legion Infantry on 30 July 1861.

On the Campaign

He was killed by a gunshot through his head in action at Crampton's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

References & notes

His Civil War service from Hugh W. Barrow in the roster appended to his book Private James R. Barrow and Company B, Cobb's Legion Infantry (1996) [pdf], as Robert G.W. Slowman. Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census of 1860.

He married married Lucretia Duretin Wiggins (1831-1891) in December 1849 and they had 4 children.


c. 1825 in SC


09/14/1862; Crampton's Gap, MD