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Civil War Records of Joseph Noyes Robbins

Grand Army of the Republic
Isaac Davis Post No. 138

Personal War Sketch for Joseph Noyes Robbins

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Comrade Joseph Noyes Robbins
Who was born the
day of
A.D. 1834
South Acton
County of Middlesex
State of Massachusetts

At Concord, Mass., on the nineteenth of April, 1861, I entered the service, as private in Company G. Fifth Regiment M.V.M. and on Aug. 31st, 1862, I was promoted in rank to Corporal holding this rank at the end of the war.


I was first discharged at Boston, Mass., on July 31st, 1861 as my time on enlistment had expired and again enlisted in the Sixth Regiment M.V.M.


I was finally discharged at Lowell, Mass. on June 3rd,1863 as my term had expired.


My first engagement was Battle of Bull Run, on July 2nd, 1861 and I also took part at Ludlow Lawrence’s Plantation, on the Blackwater on Nov. 18, 1862; at Joiner’s Ford on the Blackwater on Dec. 12, 1862; at Deserted House on Jany 30, 1863; at Siege of Suffolk, on Apr. 16, 1863. Commenced skirmishing continued for several days, the enemy being repulsed in every attack.


I was never wounded, confined in hospital, taken prisoner or confined in a prison.


Among my most intimate comrades were Elbridge Robbins, Cyrus Hosmer, Sydney Rice, Henry Willard, Albert Moulton and H. Watts.



I Certify that the Sketch of my War service as above written is true as
I verily believe  
Date Signed
We certify that Comrade Joseph Noyes Robbins Joined Isaac Davis
Post No. 138 Department of Massachusetts G.A.R. Nov. 15,1888
Held Offices of
F.H. Stevens
H.R. Knowlton