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Alfred B. Robison (1828-1903)
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Born: Abt 1828 Tennessee.
Married: Elizabeth Jackson (1822-1881) on 5 Jan 1847 in Henry County Tennessee. 2
Died: 1903 . 1
Buried: Oak Grove Cemetery Carroll County Tennessee.
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Alfred B. Robison
Abt 1828-1903
Civil War - Union


Spouse and Children

       Elizabeth Jackson

7th Tennessee Cavalry USA

ROBINSON, ALFRED B(REWER), Co D, private, enlisted for 1 year in Carroll Co, TN on 8/14/62 and mustered at Trenton, TN on 9/24/62 at age 35. He was 5'7" tall, dark complexion, black eyes, black hair, a farmer, born in Carroll Co, TN. Captured and paroled with the regiment at the battle of Trenton, TN on 12/20/1862, he most likely spent time in parole camp at Camp Chase in Columbus, OH along with Colonel Hawkins and others of the regiment awaiting exchange. These men were exchanged from June through September, 1863. He served out his one year enlistment and mustered out at Saulsbury, TN on 10/25/63. By 1880 Robinson had moved to Cooke Co, TX. In the 1890 veterans' census he was living near the "Bulcher" Post Office in northwest Cooke Co, TX. He reported that he was "disable to work." Robinson applied for an invalid pension the same year and died in 1903. He had married Elizabeth Jackson in 1847. MR #15113 4 5 6

Sources:

  1. Alfred B. Robison Pension File
  2. Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002
  3. THE 7TH TENNESSEE CAVALRY USA (Originally 2nd WestTennessee Volunteer Cavalry) Peggy Scott Holley
  4. Alfred B. Robison Civil War Service Record
  5. 1890 Federal Census, Veterans Schedule
  6. Index to Pension Files of Veterans Who Served Between 1861and 1900