Robert enlisted in the Confederate States Army on 30-31 December 1861 at Columbia, South Carolina. He was mustered as a private in Company C, 19th South Carolina Infantry.
(special thanks to John Burgess #47495171 for the following info) Robert is the son of Samuel Bratcher and Mary Maddox.
His second wife is shown as widowed on the 1910 census. No children after 1900. He died sometime after the 1900 census and before the 1910 census.
1900 United States Federal Census Name: Robert Bratcher Age: 61 Birth Date: Jan 1839 Birthplace: South Carolina Home in 1900: Due West, Abbeville, South Carolina Race: White Gender: Male Relation to Head of House: Head Marital Status: Married Spouse's Name: Lutita Bratcher Marriage Year: 1887 Years Married: 13 Father's Birthplace: South Carolina Mother's Birthplace: South Carolina Household Members - Name/Age: Robert Bratcher 61 Lutita Bratcher 38 Jas E Bratcher 21 Minnie Bratcher 18 Oscar Bratcher 16 Lewis Bratcher 10 George Bratcher 8 Ollie J Bratcher 6 Clifton Bratcher 3