Civil War Records of Luke Robbins

Service

Co. Regiment / Ship From To Residence/ Credit Occupation Notes
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

age 26;

killed at Galveston, Texas May 24, 1865


Service Record (select pages from the National Archives): x
Service Ledger (Town of Acton): x

Pension

Co. Regiment Date Filed Type App. No. Cert. No. State Beneficiary/Remarks
    None found.

Pension File (select pages from the National Archives):  x

Grand Army of the Republic

x


Death

Date May 24, 1865
Place Galveston, Texas
Age 28
Cause killed in action
Obituary  
Funeral  
Burial  
Survived by  

Additional Information

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."

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See also:

Henry L. Hosmer. The Town of Acton in the Civil War,  1861-1865.  Tucson, AZ: The Auhtor, 2001. 14, 100.

 

 

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