Rob Roy McGregor, Civil War Soldier


Rob Roy McGregor
Born in Long Island,___ Son of James McGregor,___ by occupation a Blacksmith,___ Married,___ at the age of 25 enlisted for three years in the 27th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols.__ Company K.
Mustered into service October 9th 1861, and was subsequently appointed Corporal.
At the time of the Battle of Roanoke Island, McGregor was sick onboard the transport and therefore did not take part in the engagement.
In the Battle of Newbern he received a flesh wound in the leg.
In October 1862 he was sick and carried to the regimental hospital. Afterwards, was several months in the general hospitals at Newbern and Beufort.
Discharged from the service and arrived home in June 1863.


ca. 1861-1865


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“Rob Roy McGregor, Civil War Soldier,” Chicopee Archives Online, accessed January 20, 2018,