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Confederate (CSV)


William H. Robertson

(? - 1862)

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 12th Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Private, Company A, 12th Alabama Infantry, date not given.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

His death at Sharpsburg is from a sketch of the regiment in the SHSP,1 as H.W. Robertson. He was listed as the regiment's Sergeant Major and as H.W. Robinson in a casualty list for Rodes' Brigade in the Montgomery Weekly Advertiser of 8 October 1862.


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD


1   Southern Historical Society, and Rev. John William Jones, Robert Alonzo Brock, James Power Smith, editors, Southern Historical Society Papers, 52 Vols., Richmond: Southern Historical Society, 1876-1959, Vol. 33, pg. 198  [AotW citation 25688]