Friday, May 17, 2013

Robert Crozier, sixth N. Y. Cavalry.

CROZIER, ROBERT.—Age, 21 years. Enrolled, no date given, at New York; mustered in as second lieutenant, Co. F, October 24, 1861, to serve three years; as first lieutenant,June 27,1862; killed, May 7, 1863, near West Point, Va. Commissioned second lieutenant, December 9, 1861, with rank from October 24, 1861, original; first lieutenant, July 21, 1862, with rank from June 27, 1862, vice Crocker, promoted.

Lieutenant Robert Crozier was near West Point, his company was on their way to do some reconnaissance near the White House but at a line of woods they met some enemy pickets and they charged them.  His horse was shot from under him and he was killed when his horse fall upon him.

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