Updated: 29 Jun 2015
Robert Evans, Private, Company H, 9th Michigan Infantry
Died January 18, 1862, West Point, Kentucky
Buried in New Albany National Cemetery,
New Albany, Indiana, Grave No. 176
Home: Ottawa County, Michigan. Enlisted Aug. 16, 1861, at Muskegon, Michigan, for 3 years, age 25. Mustered Oct. 15, 1861. Disinterred, in 1868, from the "Michigan Cemetery" on the adjacent hill southwest of Fort Duffield, West Point, Kentucky and moved to the New Albany National Cemetery. "1st single grave north of trench and dug at same time and included in trench ... in metallic case" - National Cemetery Ledger, page 61. Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers ... Vol. 9, page 52, lists his Death Date as February 1, 1862.
Cause of Death: Hemorrhage of the Bowels.