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Birth: 1843
Williamson County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Mar. 9, 1862

32nd Tennessee Infantry
Confederate POW
Civil War
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.
Side Confederate
Company D
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 
 
Burial:
Greenbush Cemetery
Lafayette
Tippecanoe County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: SixDogTeam
Record added: Jun 09, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 27443305
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- Annie H Darracott 791, UDC - Lakeland, FL
 Added: Jun. 8, 2013

- SixDogTeam
 Added: Jul. 10, 2011
Remembering And Honoring A True Southern Hero, A Confederate Soldier. Deo Vindice.
- Tony Smith SCV Camp 38, North Charleston S.C.
 Added: Nov. 14, 2009
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