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Pvt Robert M. Alley
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Birth: Feb. 18, 1845
Death: Jul. 24, 1902

On 9 May 1861, at age 16, he enlisted with the McRae Rifles, Company C of the 41st Virginia Infantry. This was in Petersburg. He told Captain James Gilliam that he was 18. On 31 August, he was on furlough, sick. He was back by 31 October and in February of 1862, he reenlisted. About this time, he was promoted. He was absent without leave from 28 June 1862 until 8 March 1863 and when he returned, he was reduced back to private. In April of 1863, he was absent again, arrested, court martialed, and sent to Castle Thunder.



And Virginian adds;

Blandford Cemetery Records list his date of death as 24 Jul 1901 while his marker has 24 Jul 1902. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Allen Alley (1807 - 1877)
  Martha Ann Hargrave Alley (1817 - 1906)
 
 Spouse:
  Amanda Hixon Alley (1846 - 1923)
 
 Children:
  Lella Alley Totty (1869 - 1935)*
  Oscar Eugene Alley (1870 - 1925)*
  Maggie Belle Alley Maile (1874 - 1911)*
  Ray Alley Lewis (1887 - 1960)*
 
 Siblings:
  Robert M. Alley (1845 - 1902)
  Charles H. Alley (1847 - 1906)*
  Samuel Taylor Alley (1849 - 1850)*
  Alpha Annie Alley Ogden (1850 - 1897)*
  John Henry Alley (1852 - 1854)*
  Bellzenia Alley Lamb (1854 - 1938)*
  Mary Frances Alley Johnson (1856 - 1918)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Blandford Cemetery
Petersburg
Petersburg City
Virginia, USA
Plot: Ward I, New Ground, Section 10, Square 1
 
Created by: George Seitz
Record added: Apr 29, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 19135046
Pvt Robert M. Alley
Added by: George Seitz
 
 
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