Acton Memorial Library
|E (Davis Guards)||6th MVI (3 months)||Private; enl. April 16, 1861; must. April 22, 1861||must. out Aug. 2 1861||Acton||age 23|
|USN||Ohio; USS Seminole||June 11, 1864 at Boston||Concord||mariner||
killed at Galveston, Texas May 24, 1865
|Co.||Regiment||Date Filed||Type||App. No.||Cert. No.||State||Beneficiary/Remarks|
|Date||May 24, 1865|
|Cause||killed in action|
Luke Robbins was born in Acton September 3,1837 to parents E[lbridge] & C[harlotte] Robbins (source: Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850. In: American Ancestors [online database].). He was the brother of Elbridge Jones Robbins.
Luke Robbins, age 18, a farmer, is recorded in the 1855 Massachusetts State Census for Acton, in household (dwelling no. 10) with Elbridge Robbins, age 44, a farmer, and Mary Elizebeth Robbins, age 33. Also in household is Elbridge Jones Robbins, age 20. (source: 1855 and 1865 Massachusetts State Census for Acton. Compiled by Ann S. Lainhart. Boston, 1989. Page 6.)
Luke Robbins, age 21, a clerk, is recorded as an inhabitant of Acton in the 1860 federal census, in household (dwelling no. 329) of Elbridge Robbins, age 49, a farmer; and Mary E. Robbins, age 38. (source: 1860 United States Federal Census. In: Ancestry.com [online database]).
Name included on the Acton Memorial Library Soldiers' Tablet, "Our Honored Dead."
Henry L. Hosmer. The Town of Acton in the Civil War, 1861-1865. Tucson, AZ: The Auhtor, 2001. 14, 100.
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