(1831 - 1862)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 63rd New York Infantry
He was in Company A, and was 30 years old at the time of his enlistment in August 1861.
On the Campaign
He was mortally wounded in action on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He died of his wounds at hospital, Frederick, Maryland. The Medical and Surgical History lists him: "G. Robertson A 63 NY age 42. Intermediary amputation in the middle third of the right femur for shot injury, flap method, by A. A. Surg. A. V. Cherbonnier, on October 17, 1862. He died on October 21, 1862. Specimen 360, Army Medical Museum."
He is buried in Antietam National Cemetery, Section: New York, Grave Number 252.
References & notes
Basic information from McLernon1. His birth year is estimated from his age at enlistment.
10/21/1862; Frederick, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD
1 McLernon, Robert, Casualty List, 63rd New York Volunteer Infantry, Meagher's Irish Brigade, Antietam, Maryland; September 17, 1862, Springfield (Va): R. McLernon, 2001 [AotW citation 2240]