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Confederate (CSV)


Charles L. Roh

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 8th Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted in Mobile as Private, Company G, 8th Alabama Infantry on 25 May 1861.

On the Campaign

He was cited for bravery in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862 on a regimental Roll of Honor.

The rest of the War

He was promoted to 4th Sergeant in April 1864 and discharged at Petersburg, VA on 13 March 1865.

References & notes

His service from his Compiled Service Record (CSR) at the US National Archives via fold3 and Colonel Herbert's History,1 which also has him as Charles Rob.

He married Frederika/Frederica Laidig (d. 1907) in December 1866.


1   Herbert, Hilary Abner, and Maurice S. Fortin, editor, History of the Eighth Alabama Volunteer Regiment, C.S.A, The Alabama Historical Quarterly, 1977-00-00, pp. 81, 277  [AotW citation 26043]