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Confederate (CSV)


Robert Pressley Boyd

(1840 - 1862)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Age 22, from Diamond Hill, Abbeville District, he enlisted as a Private in Company D, 7th South Carolina Infantry on 15 April 1861.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action on Maryland Heights near Harpers Ferry on 13 September 1862.

References & notes

His service from Swain.1 Personal details from family genealogists.

His brothers Andrew and Daniel were also in Company D.


1840; Abbeville District, SC


09/13/1862; Maryland Heights, MD


1   Swain, Sr., Glen Allan, The Bloody 7th, Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot Publishing Company, 2014, pg. 444  [AotW citation 24435]