★★★ -Hart, Robert A.

Robert A. Hart:
Born: 1837
Colonel Hart.jpg

Birthplace: Ireland

Occupation before War:

Bank Bookkeeper for Gayoso Bank in Memphis Tennessee

Civil War Career:
1861: 2nd​ Lt. During the Battle of Belmont
1862: 1st​ Lt. During the Battle of Shiloh and Prairie Grove
1862: Assistant Adjutant General to Thomas C. Hindman's Staff
1862: Lt. Colonel of 30th​ Arkansas Infantry Regiment
1862 – 1863: Colonel of 30th​ Arkansas Infantry Regiment
1863: Wounded & Captured during the Battle of Helena Arkansas
1863: Taken to Union Army Hospital in Memphis Tennessee

August 6, 1863
Place of Death: Colonel Selden's House Memphis Tennessee
Cause of Death: Left Leg Flesh Wound
Age at time of Death: 25 or 26 years old
Burial Place: Elmwood Cemetery Memphis Tennessee (August 6, 1863)

Luke Freet

First Sergeant
Forum Host
Nov 8, 2018
Palm Coast, Florida
Apparently, he was 1st Lt. and later Captain of Walker's 2nd Tennessee Irish Regiment (which later became the 5th Confederate Regiment under J. A. Smith). It seems in the reorganization of the regiment with the 21st Tennessee, he was superfluous and decided to work on staff duty.