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Robert Wesley Black

Male 1823 - 1864  (40 years)


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  • Name Robert Wesley Black 
    Born 6 Jun 1823  Butler County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Marriage 14 Apr 1854  Butler County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Military 17 Oct 1863  Greenville, Butler, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Enlisted, Co. K, 17th Alabama Regiment. 
    Robert Wesley Black (1823-1864)
    Robert Wesley Black (1823-1864)
    Civil War Bounty. NARA M311. Compiled service records of Confederate soldiers from Alabama units, labeled with each soldier's name, rank, and unit, with links to revealing documents about each soldier.
    Veterans: Confederate
    Veterans: Confederate
    Had the South in her border
    A hero to spare,
    Or a heart at her altar,
    Lo! its life's blood was there!
    And the black battle-grime
    Might never disguise
    The smile of the South
    On the lips and the eyes
    Of her barefooted boys!
    Died 9 Apr 1864  Mobile, Mobile, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Cause: Measles 
    Robert Wesley Black (1823-1864)
    Robert Wesley Black (1823-1864)
    Applications for Headstones for U.S. Military Veterans, 1925-1941. Microfilm publication M1916, 134 rolls. ARC ID: 596118. Records of the Office of the Quartermaster General, Record Group 92. National Archives at Washington, D.C.
    Robert Wesley Black (1823-1864)
    Robert Wesley Black (1823-1864)
    CSA Widow's Pension. Texas State Library and Archives Commission; Austin, Texas; Confederate Pension Applications, 1899-1975; Collection #: CPA16526; Roll #: 389; Roll Description: Pension File Nos. 01931 to 02011, Application Years 1849 to 1899
    Buried Damascus Baptist Church Cemetery, Midway, Butler, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Findagrave memorial for Robert Black
    Findagrave memorial for Robert Black
    Created by: Rick & Kat
    Record added: Mar 15, 2012
    Photographed
    Find A Grave Memorial# 86815926
    Person ID I18414  Dickinson
    Last Modified 2 Jun 2017 

    Father Thomas Jefferson Black,   b. 16 Sep 1798, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Sep 1868, Butler County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Mary Ann Pickens,   b. 4 Jan 1801, Abbeville, Abbeville, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 May 1884, Greenville, Butler, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Family ID F5740  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Ann Hastings,   b. 1826, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1908, Hopkins County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 14 Apr 1854  Butler County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 2 Jun 2017 
    Family ID F5752  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S381] Texas, Confederate Pension Applications, 1899-1975. Vol. 1-646 & 1-283, (Austin, Texas: Texas State Library and Archives Commission), Texas State Library and Archives Commission; Austin, Texas; Confederate Pension Applications, 1899-1975; Collection #: CPA16526; Roll #: 389; Roll Description: Pension File Nos. 01931 to 02011, Application Years 1849 to 1899, Pension File Number: 01991.

    2. [S57] Carded Confederate Service Records , (Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration), Publication Number: M311; National Archives Catalog ID: 586957; Record Group: 109; State: Alabama Roll: 0255.

    3. [S53] Alabama Department of Archives and History, (Montgomery, Alabama: Alabama Department of Archives and History), "Seventeenth Alabama Infantry Regiment" at http://www.archives.alabama.gov/referenc/alamilor/17thinf.html.