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Confederate (CSV)


Robert Caruthers

Home State: Virginia

Branch of Service: Artillery

Unit: Williamsburg (VA) Artillery

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted on 20 May 1861 as a Private in Company F, First Virginia Artillery - the Williamsburg Light Artillery. He was promoted to 3rd Corporal on 10 May 1862.

On the Campaign

He was captured at Sharpsburg or nearby in September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was paroled on 27 September 1862 and requested not to be returned or exchanged; he was release and "permitted to proceed to and remain in any of the loyal States." There is no later military record.

References & notes

His service from his Compiled Military Service Records,1 via fold3, also as Robert Cruthers.


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 29039]