Vermont Flag Site Logo

Robinson, George Sylvanus

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 31, credited to Berlin, VT
Unit(s): 13th VT INF, 17th VT INF
Service: comn 1LT, Co. C, 13th VT INF, 8/29/62 (10/4/62), resgd 2/6/63; comn CPT, Co. E, 17th VT INF, 4/12/64 (4/17/64), wdd, Petersburg, 4/2/65, Petersburg, m/o 7/14/65

See Legend for expansion of abbreviations

VITALS

Birth: 1831, Randolph, VT
Death: 05/20/1920

Burial: Fairview Cemetery, Calais, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 181319153

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 12/17/1879
Portrait?: VHS Collections, 13th History
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: 13th Vt. History off-site

DESCENDANTS

(Are you a descendant, but not listed? Register today)

BURIAL:

Copyright notice

Tombstone

Tombstone

Fairview Cemetery, Calais, VT

Check the cemetery for location/directions and other veterans who may be buried there.




Photo

VHS - Reunion Society Collection

Portrait

(Sturtevant's Pictorial History
Thirteenth Regiment
Vermont Volunteers
War of 1861-1865
)

BIOGRAPHY

FIRST LIEUTENANT GEORGE S. ROBINSON was a volunteer from the town of Berlin, and took a very active part in raising East Montpelier Company and was elected first lieutenant at the organization of Company C. Was educated in the common schools and at Norwich University. He resigned February 16, 1863, and returned home to Vermont. Having recovered his health he enlisted as a veteran into the 17th Regiment and counted on the quota of Barre and for three years or during the war and was elected captain of Company E and witli this company and regiment went to the front in the spring of 1S64 and took part in all the battles of his regiment, being quite seriously wovuided in the last one at Petersburg, Va., April 2nd, 1865. and was mustered out with honor July 14, 1865. Since the war has been a worthy and respected citizen.

Source: Sturtevant, p. 482