Civil War Records of Levi H. Robbins

Service

Co. Regiment / Ship From To Residence/ Credit Occupation Notes
E (Davis Guards) 6th MVI
(3 months)
enl. April 16, 1861; must. April 22, 1861

must. out. Aug. 2, 1861

(see discharge paper, AML archives 2008.4.14)

Acton   age 21
E 6th MVI
(9 months)
Sergt.; enl. Aug. 25, 1862; must. Aug. 31, 1862

must. out June 3, 1863

(see discharge paper, AML archives 2008.4.15)

Acton farmer age 23

Service Record (select pages from the National Archives): x
Service Ledger (Town of Acton): page  32-33 (PDF)

Pension

Co. Regiment Date Filed Type App. No. Cert. No. State Beneficiary/Remarks
E 6th MVI April 13, 1892 Invalid 1 104 771   Mass.  

Pension File (select pages from the National Archives):  4 pages  (PDF*)

Grand Army of the Republic

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Death

Date April 30, 1896
Place Littleton, Mass.
Age 56 years, 9 months, 26 days
Cause cancer of the omentum 

(source: Littleton death record, Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910. In: NewEnglandAncestors.org [online database])

Obituary  
Funeral  
Burial Acton (source: death record)
Survived by  

Additional Information

Levi Robbins was born in Acton August 4, 1839 to parents Benjamin Robbins and Harriet Haynes (sources: Littleton death record, Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910. In: NewEnglandAncestors.org [online database]); Acton birth record in Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850. In: American Ancestors  [online database]).

Levi H. Robbins, age 28, married Mary C. Tuttle (born Stow) on January 1, 1868 in West Acton (source: Acton marriage record, Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910.  In:  NewEnglandAncestors.org [online database].)

Levi H. Robbins, age 30, a produce broker, is recorded as an inhabitant of Acton in the 1870 federal census, in household (dwelling no. 292) with Mary C. Robbins, age 27 (source:  1870 United States Federal Census. In: Ancestry.com [online database]).

Mrs. Mary C. Robbins died February 4th, 1877 of suicide, in Littleton, Mass. (source: Littleton death record, Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910.  In:  NewEnglandAncestors.org [online database].)

Levi H. Robbins, age 40, a farmer and widower, is recorded as an inhabitant of Littleton, Mass. in the 1880 federal census, in household (dwelling no. 91) with son Albert E., age 8; daughter Susie M., age 3; and Alice M. Wright, age 25  (source:  1880 United States Federal Census. In: Ancestry.com [online database]).

Levi H. Robbins is recorded in the 1890 special veterans census as a resident of Littleton, Mass.  (source: 1890 Veterans Schedules. In: Ancestry.com [online database]).

At the time of his death, Levi H. Robbins was a farmer in Littleton (source: death record).

Name included on the Acton Memorial Library Soldiers' Tablet, "The Men of Acton Who Fought For The Union."

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See also:

Letters from Levi Robbins written to his mother, Mrs. Benjamin Robbins, during his service with the Sixth Massachusetts, in 1861 (Acton Memorial Library archives, 2008.4.1-11)

 

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