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Confederate (CSV)


Samuel E. Robinson

(1832 - 1863)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 53rd Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

From Henry County, he enlisted at McDonough as a Private in Company F, 53rd Georgia Infantry on 2 May 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862 and captured there.

The rest of the War

He was at Fort McHenry in Baltimore, MD by 13 October when he was paroled and sent to Fortress Monroe, VA for exchange. He was admitted to a hospital in Richmond, VA on 19 October and given a 30 day furlough on 25 October 1862.

He was in a Richmond hospital for gastritis on 9 May 1863 and sent to Lynchburg, VA on 12 May. He died of pneumonia in CS General Hospital #2 in Lynchburg, VA on 16 June 1863 and was buried in the Confederate Cemetery there.

After the War

He was reinterred in Henry County, GA, date not given.

References & notes

His service from his Compiled Service Records,1 online via fold3. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


01/21/1832 in GA


06/15/1863; Lynchburg, VA; burial in McDonough Memorial Cemetery, McDonough, GA


1   US War Department, Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, Record Group No. 109 (War Department Collection of Confederate Records), Washington DC: US National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), 1903-1927  [AotW citation 27418]