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James Washington Roberson

James Washington Roberson

Male 1844 - 1862  (18 years)

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  • Name James Washington Roberson 
    Born 21 Feb 1844  Crawford, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 22 May 1862  Shiloh, Tennesse Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Cause: Died serving in civil war 
    Buried Shiloh National Military Park, Site 2461, Shiloh, Tennesse Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1596  Yatesville History & Genealogy
    Last Modified 9 Sep 2009 

    Father James Roberson,   b. 12 Oct 1803, Hardin, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Aug 1881, Crawford, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Fannie Eliza Froman,   b. 11 Aug 1811, Crawford, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Aug 1889, Crawford, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 11 Mar 1830  Crawford, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F934  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Emily Elizabeth Roberson,   b. 13 Apr 1855, Crawford, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 14 Jan 2022 
    Family ID F946  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • U.S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles Name: James W Roberson Residence: Floyd County, Indiana Enlistment Date: 29 Jul 1861 Rank at enlistment: Private State Served: Indiana Survived the War?: No Service Record: Enlisted in Company D, Indiana 23rd Infantry Regiment on 29 Jul 1861. Sources: Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Indiana Research by Mark Davis

      Regimental History Twenty-third Infantry INDIANA (3 years) Twenty-third Infantry.Cols., William L. Sanderson, George S. Babbitt; Lieut.-Cols. DeWitt C. Anthony, William P. Davis, George S. Babbitt; Majs., William P. Davis, Henry C. Ferguson.

      This regiment was organized at New Albany and was mustered in July 29, 1861. It left the state a few days later, for St. Louis and was ordered thence to Paducah, Ky. In the attack on Fort Henry the regiment was placed on gunboats and several of Co. B were killed by an exploding boiler on the Essex. The regiment was engaged on the second day of the battle of Shiloh, losing 52, killed, wounded and missing, and during the siege of Corinth it formed part of the reserve at Pea Ridge.

      Battles Fought Fought on 6 Feb 1862 at Fort Henry, TN. Fought on 7 Apr 1862 at Shiloh, TN. ROBERSON, JAMES M PVT D 23 IND VI DATE OF DEATH: 05/22/1862 BURIED AT: SITE 2461 SHILOH NATIONAL MILITARY PARK MILITARY PARK SHILOH, TN 38376