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Confederate (CSV)


Robert Franklin Cox


(1841 - 1863)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 15th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

About age 20, from the Williamsburg District, he enlisted as Private, Company G, 15th South Carolina Infantry on about 1 September 1861.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action at Fox's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds, probably in Richmond, VA on 4 January 1863.

References & notes

His service from the Roll,1 which has him as Frank Cox and says he was killed at Gettysburg, and the index to his Compiled Service Records via the Historical Data Systems database, as R.F. Cox. Personal details from family genealogists. His gravesite is on Findagrave, which has text that his mortal wounding was at Second Manassas.


1841; Williamsburg District, SC


01/04/1863; Richmond, VA; burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Richmond, VA


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 G, 15th Reg't Inf, South Carolina Vols.  [AotW citation 24867]