Robert A. Boyd
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Pvt. Robert A. Boyd, Company H, 7th Alabama Cavalry CS. He enlisted, or was possibly conscripted, in Sumter County, Alabama on 28 August 1863. He was captured near Nashville on 16 December 1864. During and immediately after the Battle of Nashville, scores of Confederate soldiers were captured. Boyd died from the effects of diarrhea while a POW at Camp Chase, Ohio on 22 January 1865.