Civil War Records of Luke Robbins


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

MASSCW, 1:383, 8:612

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


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



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

Additional Information

Luke Robbins was born in Acton September 3,1837 to parents E[lbridge] & C[harlotte] Robbins. He was the brother of Elbridge Jones Robbins. (“Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850,” 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. (Lainhart, 1855 and 1865 Massachusetts State Censuses for Acton: 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 ("1860 United States Federal Census,"

Luke Robbins' name is recorded on the Acton Memorial Library Soldiers' Tablet, "Our Honored Dead."


See also:

Hosmer, The Town of Acton in the Civil War: 14, 100.



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