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Robinson, Alfred B.

Age: 45, credited to Vermont
Unit(s): 3rd MN INF, 6th MN INF
Service: enl 10/2/61, m/i, MSCN, Co. A, 3rd MN INF, 10/28/61, m/o 6/15/62; m/i, MSGN, Co. B, 6th MN INF, 8/11/62, pr CORP, m/o 8/19/65, Fort Snelling, MN

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Birth: abt 1817, Vermont
Death: 08/03/1901

Burial: Groveland Cemetery, Minnetonka, MN
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer:
Findagrave Memorial #: 179639296
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/30/1880
Portrait?: Unknown
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: None

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Groveland Cemetery, Minnetonka, MN
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and other veterans who may be buried there.


Alfred B. Robinson, one of the oldest among the pioneers of Minnesota, and a soldier of three wars, the Indian war in Florida, Civil War, and Indian war in Minnesota - died at the Soldiers Home hospital Saturday evening about 5 o'clock, aged 86 years.

Mr. Robinson came to Minnesota as a soldier in the regular army nearly 60 years ago. After the expiration of his service he married and settled in St. Paul, which city continued to be his home until nine years ago, when he was admitted to membership in the Soldiers Home. Mr. Robinson also served two enlistments in Minnesota organizations -- eight months in Company A, of the Third, and three years in Company B of the Sixth.

Mr. Robinson is survived by a son and daughter, Thomas and Lydia Robinson, residents of Montrose, Wright County. The remains of Mr. Robinson will be buried in Montrose by his children.

Minneapolis (MN) Journal, August 6, 1901
Courtesy of Deanna French