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Confederate (CSV)


Robert Montgomery

(? - 1863)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 17th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

From Jacksonville in the Lancaster District, he enlisted as Private, Company I, 17th South Carolina Infantry on 9 December 1861 at Camp Hampton near Columbia, SC.

On the Campaign

He was slightly wounded in the arm action at Turner's Gap on South Mountain, MD on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was admitted to a hospital in Richmond, VA on 29 September and furloughed for 30 days on 3 October. He returned to duty but was killed at Jackson, MS on 15 July 1863.

References & notes

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

His widow Mary filed a claim for his final pay in June 1864.


Date not known; Lancaster District, SC


07/15/1863; Jackson, MS