|Death: ||Mar. 9, 1862|
32nd Tennessee Infantry
Robert A Byers birthday was about 1843 in Williamson County, TN
Death as indicated on memorial is March 9, 1862
Robert A. Byers
Regiment Name 32 Tennessee Infantry.
Soldier's Rank_In Private
Soldier's Rank_Out Private
At 1:00 P.M. on Saturday, October 17,1998, in Greenbush Cemetery in Lafayette, IN, a monument honoring 38 Confederate POWs will be unveiled and dedicated. These Confederate soldiers did not survive their confinement in a local prison camp during Februay & March of 1862. Until now, their graves were incorrectly counted and listed as "Unknown, C.S.A." As soldiers of the 32nd & 41st Tennessee Infantry Regiments, they hailed from the Middle Tennessee counties of Bedford, Franklin, Giles, Lawrence, Lincoln, Marshall, and Williamson. They were surrendered at the Ft. Donelson debacle.
forty Confederate prisoners all from the 32nd &
41st Regiments of Tennessee Volunteers who died and are buried in Greenbush
Cemetery at Lafayette, Indiana
Created by: SixDogTeam
Record added: Jun 09, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 27443305