Monday, January 3, 2011

Seven Confederate Brothers-- Part 2

The brothers.

MILLS W. ROBERTS (1832-1893)-- Orderly Sergeant-- wounded at Petersburg June 22, 1864. Present at Appomattox surrender.

FRANCIS COLUMBUS ROBERTS (1840-1903)-- Private-- wounded Battle of Wilderness May 6, 1864. Present at Appomattox.

JOHN WALTER ROBERTS (1835-1901)-- 2ns Sergeant-- Wounded at Malvern Hill and again at Spotsylvania and lost right arm.

NATHANIEL CORNELIUS ROBERTS (1843-1873)-- Private-- discharged physical disability May 1, 1863.

SYLVESTER JAMES ROBERTS (1837-1915)-- 1st Corporal-- wounded and captured at Germana Ford May 1, 1863. Present at Appommatox.

BENJAMIN CLAUDIUS ROBERTS (1839-1926)-- wounded May 12, 1862 at Spotsylvania Courthouse.

STEPHEN W. ROBERTS--First Lt., the seventh son, who had already enlisted in the 11th NC. Wounded three times during the war.

Committed to the Confederacy. --B'R'er

4 comments:

Sherri H said...

do you happen to know where to find pictures of the 7 brothers. Thanks.

Sherri H said...

Do you happen to have any pictures of the seven brothers. thanks

RoadDog said...

Unfortunately, no. Nor do I know where to find any. It would make an interesting subject for further research.

Old Secesh

RoadDog said...

Unfortunately, no. Nor do I know where to find any. It would make an interesting subject for further research.

Old Secesh