Civil War Records of Elbridge Robbins, Jr.


Co. Regiment / Ship From To Residence/ Credit Occupation Notes
G ("Concord Artillery") 5th MVI (3 months) Private; enl. April 19, 1861; must. May 1, 1861 must. out July 31, 1861 Concord   age 26
MASSCW, 1:290

Service Record (select pages from the National Archives): 1 page (PDF*)
Service Ledger (Town of Acton): x


Co. Regiment Date Filed Type App. No. Cert. No. State Beneficiary/Remarks
G 5th MVI Nov. 17, 1904 Invalid 1 327 668 1 105 292 Mass.  
June 19, 1908 Widow 898 515 664 962 Mass. Lelia A. Robbins

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

Grand Army of the Republic



Date March 26, 1908
Place Acton, Mass.
Age 73 years, 4 months, 27 days

adenocarcinoma of rectum

(Acton death record, "Massachusetts Vital Records 1841-1910," American

Obituary Concord Enterprise, April 1, 1908
Burial Woodlawn Cemetery, Acton Mass.
Survived by

Additional Information

Elbridge Jones Robbins was born in Acton to parents Elbridge Jones and Charlotte White (Acton death record). He was the brother of Luke Robbins.

Elbridge Jones Robbins, age 20, 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 the household was Luke Robbins, age 18 (Lainhart, 1855 and 1865 Massachusetts State Censuses for Acton: 6).

Elbridge J. Robbins is recorded in the 1890 special veterans census as a resident of Acton ("1890 Veterans Schedules,"

The name Elbridge J. Robbins is included on the Acton Memorial Library Soldiers' Tablet, "The Men of Acton Who Fought For The Union."


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