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Confederate (CSV)


Elijah H. Robertson

(c. 1842 - 1862)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 14th North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Age 19, from Rockingham County, he mustered as Private, Company G, 14th North Carolina Infantry on 5 July 1861 in Rockingham County. He was promoted to Corporal on 25 April 1862.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded by gunshot and captured in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds on 2 November 1862 in a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD.

References & notes

Burial information from Pruett,1 who has him as E.H. Robertson. Service from the Roster 2 via the Historical Data Systems database. Wound and hospital detail from the Patient List,3 which has him as E.H. Roberts. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


c. 1842


11/02/1862; Frederick, MD; burial in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Frederick, MD


1   Pruett, Samuel, and Poffenberger & Good, Greg Farino and Western Maryland Regional Library (WMRL), Washington Confederate Cemetery, possible burials, Hagerstown (MD): WHILBR, 2010  [AotW citation 4421]

2   Manarin, Louis H., and Weymouth Tyree Jordan, Matthew M Brown, Michael W Coffey, North Carolina Troops, 1861-1865 : A Roster, 20 Volumes +, Raleigh: North Carolina State Department of Archives and History, 1966-  [AotW citation 19195]

3   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #5.294  [AotW citation 19196]