Pvt Robert M McCutchan

Pvt Robert M McCutchan

Birth
Massachusetts, USA
Death 1 Jun 1864 (aged 21–22)
Spotsylvania Courthouse, Spotsylvania County, Virginia, USA
Burial Spotsylvania Courthouse, Spotsylvania County, Virginia, USA
Plot North Carolina Section
Memorial ID 9760008 · View Source
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He moved to Thomasville, NC and worked in Lines Shoe Factory. (Charles Lines had moved from Connecticut to found the shoe factory.)
In 1860 he was a boarder of Rev. Willis L. Miller, a Presbyterian minister, who became the captain and commander of the Thomasville Rifles on April 23, 1861. The Civil War Roster of Davidson County, North Carolina by Christopher M Watford. Reference courtesy of "Bracky" (48344014).

Company B "Thomasville Rifles" from Davidson County, N.C., 14th North Carolina Infantry "Last At Appomattox!", Ramseur's Brigade, Army of Northern Virginia, C.S.A.

Resided in Davidson County and was by occupation a shoe cutter prior to enlisting in Davidson County at age 19, April 23, 1861.
Mustered in as a Sergeant and was promoted to 1st Sergeant on September 26, 1861.
Reduced to ranks on April 27, 1862.
Court-Martialed on or about April 9, 1863; reason not listed.
Present or accounted for until wounded in the right shoulder and arm (amputated) at Spotsylvania Court House, Virginia, May 8, 1864; died of complications.

The 7th North Carolina Infantry Regiment State Troops was organized at Camp Mason, near Graham, North Carolina, in August, 1861. Its members were recruited in the counties of Iredell, Alexander, Cabarrus, Rowan, New Hanover, Mecklenburg, Nash, and Wake.
It lost 11 killed and 28 wounded at Spotsylvania.

Bio by: BigFrench


  • Created by: BigFrench
  • Added: 5 Nov 2004
  • Find a Grave Memorial 9760008
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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Robert M McCutchan (1842–1 Jun 1864), Find a Grave Memorial no. 9760008, citing Spotsylvania Confederate Cemetery, Spotsylvania Courthouse, Spotsylvania County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by BigFrench (contributor 46554304) .