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Confederate (CSV)


Robert B. McDougal

(c. 1840 - 1863)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Age 22, from the Greenville District, he enlisted as Private in Company E of the Hampton Legion on 19 June 1862 but transferred to Company K, 7th South Carolina Infantry on 9 September 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded by a gunshot to his thigh in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was captured on 1 October, place not given, and was at Fort McHenry in Baltimore, MD by 13 October and sent on to Fortress Monroe, VA for exchange. He was at Chimborazo Hospital #4 in Richmond to 10 November, then furloughed for 30 days. He was mortally wounded a Chickamauga, GA on 20 September 1863 and died of wounds 3 days later.

References & notes

His service from Swain.1


c. 1840




1   Swain, Sr., Glen Allan, The Bloody 7th, Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot Publishing Company, 2014, pp. 571-72  [AotW citation 24572]