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Robert Pinkney Finger (1841 - 1863)

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Robert Pinkney Finger
Born in Lincoln County, North Carolina, United Statesmap
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Died in Gettysburg, Adams, Pennsylvania, United Statesmap
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Pvt Robert Finger served in the United States Civil War.
Enlisted: Mar 11, 1862
Mustered out: July 3, 1863 (KIA)
Side: CSA
Regiment(s): 11th North Carolina Infantry Regiment, Co I
Roll of Honor
Pvt Robert Finger was Killed in Action at Gettysburg during the United States Civil War.

Finger , Robert P.

BATTLE UNIT NAME:11th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry (Bethel Regiment)
NOTES: none[1]

Found him on the 1850 Lincoln County, North Carolina census (img 28) age 9.

Found him on the 1860 Lincoln County, North Carolina census (img 11) as Robert P. Finger age 19.

"Robert Pinkney Son of D. & S. Finger was lost at the battle of Gettysburg July 3, 1863 aged 21 Yrs 11 Mos & 20 D's." - tombstone

Private, Company I, 11th Regiment, NC Troops - Resided in Lincoln County where he enlisted at age 20, March 11, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until killed at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 3, 1863.


  1. NPS Database.
  • United States Census, 1860, database, FamilySearch (accessed 12 July 2015), Robt P Finger in household of Danl Finger, , Lincoln, North Carolina, United States; from "1860 U.S. Federal Census - Population," database,; citing p. 27, household ID 179, NARA microfilm publication M653 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 803,904.

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