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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Robert Alexander Kincaid

(1848 - 1908)

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Private, Company I, 3rd Alabama Infantry on his 13th birthdy, 6 April 1861 and mustered at Lynchburg, VA on 4 May.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action near Turner's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862 and captured there.

The rest of the War

He may have been wounded at Chancellorsville, VA on 3 May 1863 and was wounded and captured at Gettysburg, PA in July. He was held at Fort Delaware to 1865.

After the War

By 1880 he was operating a mill at Phoenix, Yazoo County, MS, and he was a blacksmith there in 1900. He died at the Beauvoir Confederate Soldier's Home in Biloxi in 1908 at age 60.

References & notes

His service from the State of Alabama1 and his record in the Historical Data Systems database. His wounding on South Mountain from a casualty list for Rodes' Brigade in the Montgomery Weekly Advertiser of 8 October 1862, as R.A. Kincade. Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census of 1880 and 1900. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

He married Mary Frances Perkins (1856-1883) in March 1875 in Mississippi and they had 2 children. He married again, in April 1888, to Laura Ida Dilley (1868-1936).

Birth

04/06/1848; Wetumpka, AL

Death

11/29/1908; Biloxi, MS; burial in Beauvoir Confederate Cemetery, Biloxi, MS

Notes

1   State of Alabama, Dept. of Archives & History, Alabama Civil War Service Database, Published 2004, first accessed 01 January 2010, <http://www.archives.state.al.us/civilwar/index.cfm>, Source page: /civilwar/soldier.cfm?id=111094  [AotW citation 25600]