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Confederate (CSV)


Robert Durham

(c. 1843 - ?)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A farmer in Alamance County, he enlisted at age 18 in Charlotte, NC in Company F, 6th North Carolina Infantry on 28 May 1861.

On the Campaign

He was captured in action on 17 or 18 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.

The rest of the War

He was paroled near Sharpsburg on 21 September, and exchanged by December 1862. He was captured in action at Rappahannock Station, VA on 7 November 1863 and held at Point Lookout, MD until paroled and exchanged at Aiken's Landing, VA on 20 or 21 February 1865.

References & notes

Basic information from Iobst1. He may be the Robert Aaron Durham (1843-1919) buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Siler City, NC. Thanks to Devan Sommerville for scrubbing through the volume, extracting and transcribing the roster data for AotW.


c. 1843; Alamance County, NC


1   Iobst, Richard William, and Louis H. Manarin, Wade Lucas, The Bloody Sixth : the Sixth North Carolina Regiment, Confederate States of America, Raleigh: North Carolina Confederate Centennial Commission, 1965, pp. 355 - 373  [AotW citation 6363]