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Confederate (CSV)


Robert Gasper Golson

(c. 1841 - 1862)

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as 3rd Sergeant, Company L or M (later G), 6th Alabama Infantry on 2 June 1861 in Corinth, MS. He was promoted to First Sergeant and commissioned First Lieutenant, dates not given.

On the Campaign

He commanded his Company in action near Turner's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862 and was mortally wounded there.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds on 24 October 1862.

References & notes

His service from the State of Alabama.1 His command and wounding on SOuth Mountain also in a casualty list for Rodes' Brigade in the Montgomery Weekly Advertiser of 8 October 1862.


c. 1841


10/24/1862; burial in Autaugaville Cemetery, Autaugaville, AL


1   State of Alabama, Dept. of Archives & History, Alabama Civil War Service Database, Published 2004, first accessed 01 January 2010, <>, Source page: /civilwar/soldier.cfm?id=72714  [AotW citation 25670]