Robinson, William B.
Age: 21, credited to Brandon, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT INF, 5th VT INF
Service: enl 5/2/61, m/i 5/9/61, SGT, Co. G, 1st VT INF, m/o 8/15/61; enl 8/25/61, m/i 9/16/61, SGT, Co. H, 5th VT INF, pr 1SGT, comn 2LT, Co. K, 4/19/62 (4/19/62), tr to Co. G, pr 1LT, Co. D, 10/22/62 (10/29/62), pr CPT, Co. H, 12/4/62 (12/23/62), wdd, Wilderness, 5/5/64, dis/wds, 8/8/64
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Birth: 1840, Vermontville, MI
Death: Before 08/24/1893
Burial: Pine Hill Cemetery, Brandon, VT
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 9/23/1864; widow Janette, 8/24/1893, VT
Portrait?: Italo Collection, Jones Collection, Valentinetti Collection, VHS Collections
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: WPA Graves Registration Map indicates location. No marker found. Grave in the foreground is Bullock, and soldier's burial is recorded in the adjacent plot.
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Pine Hill Cemetery, Brandon, VT
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VHS - Reunion Society Collection
Ed Italo Collection
Dewey Jones Collection
Dick Valentinetti Collection
Capt. William B. Robinson, who went with his family a few weeks since to Saratoga lake in search of health, was taken worse there some two weeks ago and was taken to the home of his brother at Saratoga Springs, where he grew worse and died there Friday, August 18,of disease of the brain. His remains were brought to Brandon last Saturday. He was buried here Sunday afternoon, Rev. Dr. W. Smart officiating at the funeral, which was held at his late residence. He leaves a wife and three children. Capt. Robinson was a man much respected wherever he was known.
Source: Burlington Free Press, August 23, 1893
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.