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Confederate (CSV)


James K. Robinson

(1842 - 1900)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 19 year old farm worker at Double Branches, Anderson District, he enlisted as Private, Company H, 7th South Carolina Infantry on 1 July 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was surrendered on 26 April 1865 and paroled at Greensboro, NC on 2 May 1865.

After the War

In 1870 he was farming with his siblings on his widowed mother's place in Garvin Township, Anderson County, SC. By 1880 he was running the farm with his wife.

More on the Web

His service from Swain.1 Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census of 1860-1880. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

He married Sarah E Howell (1846-1884), and they had a son Gus (b. 1878). He married again, Cynthia Adeline Freeman (1857-1917) and they had at least 8 children by 1899.




04/24/1900; burial in Carmel Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Liberty, SC


1   Swain, Sr., Glen Allan, The Bloody 7th, Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot Publishing Company, 2014, pg. 621  [AotW citation 24634]