Robert Ground Boydstun

Birth
Abingdon, Knox County, Illinois, USA
Death 1868 (aged 28–29)
Pleasant Valley, Dallas County, Texas, USA
Burial Cedar Hill, Dallas County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 9478591 · View Source
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**Robert G. Boydstun, Pvt., Co., A, 19th Reg. TX Cav. (CSA), enlisted on 15 Mar 1862 at Waxahachie, TX, age 23. Admitted to CSA Gen. Hospital at Shreveport, LA, on 13 Feb 1864, with intermitten fever and after a lingering illness in the hospital was dismissed and allowed to return to his home to Pleasant Valley, TX. He died the following year in 1868.

Robert Ground Boydstun was the son of Jacob Gardner Boydstun and Drusilla Ground (both buried at Pleasant Valley); *for his siblings, see his father's gravesite.

Robert and his brother Henry drove their' parents' wagon team to TX in 1848, from Abingdon, Knox Co., IL; the trip took 6 weeks by boat and wagon.


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  • Originally Created by: Alice P.
  • Added: 19 Sep 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9478591
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Ground Boydstun (1839–1868), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9478591, citing Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Cedar Hill, Dallas County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .