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Confederate (CSV)


Robert McGill

(? - 1862)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 17th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

From the Fairfield District, he enlisted as Private, Company G (later B), 17th South Carolina Infantry on 14 December 1861 at Camp Hampton near Columbia, SC.

On the Campaign

He was in action at Boonsboro (Turner's Gap) on South Mountain, MD on 14 September and at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of typhoid fever in the CS General Hospital in Staunton, VA on 11 November 1862.

References & notes

His service from his Compiled Service Records, with his presence at "Boonsboro" and wound at Sharpsburg from Colonel McMaster's list for the 17th South Carolina (Confederate States Army Casualty Lists and Narrative Reports, RG 109, NARA), both online from fold3. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


11/11/1862; Staunton, VA; burial in Thornrose Cemetery, Staunton, VA