Robert C. Golliday (Jr.)

1st Indiana Heavy Artillery
Company C

115th Indiana Infantry
Company E

Son of Robert Golliday (Sr.) and Maria Postal

Robert enlisted on 01 August 1863 at Perrysville, Indiana. His residence was listed as Vermillion County, Indiana. Robert was 5' 9" in height with dark complexion, hazel eyes, and dark hair. He mustered in the 115th Indiana Infantry on 13 August 1863. This regiment was organized for a term of six months service. His regiment marched to Tennessee and arrived at the Cumberland Gap on 03 October 1863. It saw action at Blue Springs on 10 October 1863 and action at Walker's Ford on 02 December 1863. The primary role of this unit was to provide guard and patrol duty in East Tennessee. Robert mustered out on 25 February 1864 in Indianapolis with the rest of his regiment.

He then re-enlisted in 1st Indiana Heavy Artillery on 01 March 1864. He was discharged in Baton Rouge, Louisiana on 13 January 1866.

Robert filed a pension application on 28 April 1873. He entered the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers in Danville on 03 May 1908 with his disability listed as "carbuncle shoulder". He listed his residence as Danville and his occupation as actor. He was released on 05 January 1909 at his request.

He died on 19 May 1910. After his death, Robert's wife Regina filed an application on 06 June 1910 for a widow's pension.

US flag   Buried at: Potomac Cemetery in Potomac (Vermilion County), Illinois   US flag

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