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4th Texas Infantry (CSA)
Ancestor Info
Name: Robert Vivalva FosterRank: Private Company: C

Company was known as the 'Robertson Five Shooters' from the Colt revolving rifles they carried. He was wounded at Malvern Hill and captured in the Nashville campaign (December 3, 1863). He was held in Rock Island Prison in Ill. He later escaped from the prison and returned to Texas (1865). His older brother (Henry) was also in the unit. He was wounded at Gaines Mill (June 2, 1862)and retired from further duties due to his injury (right arm amputated).

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Contact Name: George W. Lindley
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