Charles L. McRoberts

Mustered into service as a Corporal on July 29th, 1861

Died 10 January 1924

Buried Union Cemetery, Cowley County Kansas

 

 

Corporal McRoberts was one of the tallest men in the 19th Indiana standing 6 foot 3 inches tall. He was wounded at the Battle of Gettysburg on July 1st, 1863 and spent the next 6 months in hospitals. He mustered out of the 19th Indiana in July of 1864. He went into the Veteran Reserve Corps in March of 1865 and remained there holding the rank of Sergeant until his muster out on March 22nd, 1866 in Washington D.C.

 

He filed for a pension in July of 1890.

 

Charles died at the Leavenworth Kansas Soldiers Home.

 

 

Photo by Jim and Deanna Peterson