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Confederate (CSV)


William M. Robinson

(c. 1836 - ?)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 12th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Age 25, from the Lancaster District, he enlisted as Private, Company E, 12th South Carolina Infantry, date not given. He was wounded at Cold Harbor (Mechanicsville), VA on 26 June 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded again, and captured in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was briefly at a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD on 15 and 16 October 1862 before being transferred to Fort McHenry in Baltimore and on to Fortress Monroe, VA for exchange. He was surrendered with his Company at Appomattox Court House, VA on 9 April 1865.

References & notes

His service from the Rolls.1 Frederick hospital detail from the Patient List.2 His exchange from Kirkland.3 His surrender from the US Park Service's Parole List [pdf].


c. 1836


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 E, 12th Reg't Inf, South Carolina Vols.  [AotW citation 24369]

2   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #1.080  [AotW citation 24370]

3   Kirkland, Jr., Randolph W., Dark Hours: South Carolina Soldiers, Sailors and Citizens who Were Held in Federal Prisons during the War for Southern Independence, 1861-1865, Charleston: South Carolina Historical Society, 2002, pg. 395  [AotW citation 24371]