Buried in Gerard Cemetery at Phenix City, Alabama
On Grave Marker: Wyatt A. Robertson
37 ALA INF
Birth date and death date recorded in family Bible.
Born in Troup County, Georgia.
Moved to Macon County, Alabama when he was fourteen. This information is from Aunt Lit's recollection.
VICKSBURG, MISSISSIPPI. JULY 9th 1863
TO ALL WHOM IT MAY CONCERN, KNOW YE THAT:
I Wyatt a Robertson a private of Co. B Reg't 37th Ala Vols. C. S. A.,
being a Prisoner of War, in the hands of the United States Forces in virtue
of the capitulation of the City of Vicksburg and its garrison, by Lieut. Gen.
John C. Pemberton, C. S. A. Commanding on the 4th day of July 1863, do in
pursuance of the terms of said capitulation, give this my solemn parole under
That I will not take up arms against the United States nor serve in any
military, ___, or constabulary force in any Fort, Garrison or field w___
held by the Confederate States of America against the United States of
America ________ of prisons, depots or __________ discharge any duties
usually performed by _______ against the United States of America, until duly
exchanged by the proper __________.
Sworn to and subscribed before me at Vicksburg, Miss this 9th day of July
signature Lt. Col 23rd Reg't Indiana Vols. AND PAROLE OFFICER
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