Abbot family papers  1887-1905
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Biography

Robinson, Nathan D.

Rank : Pvt.

Regiment : 104th Ohio Infantry Regiment, Co. GK (1862-1865)

Service : 1862 August 11-1865 June 17

Robinson, Thomas

Rank : Pvt.

Regiment : 143rd Ohio Infantry Regiment, Co. C (1864)

Service : 1864 May 2-1864 September 13

Thomas Robinson was born around 1840 in Columbiana County, Ohio, the son of James and Mary Robinson. His younger brother, Nathan, was born approximately two years later, followed by Lucretia (b. ca. 1844), Lydia Ann (b. ca. 1846), Elizabeth (b. ca. 1851), James H. (b. ca. 1854), Laura (b. ca. 1856), and Emeline (b. ca. 1859).

On August 11, 1862, Nathan was mustered into the 104th Ohio Infantry and served until his discharge on June 17, 1865, in Greensboro, North Carolina. In 1869, he married Salina Townsend in Williams, Ohio, and they settled on a farm in Angola, Indiana. He died in 1901.

Thomas enlisted in Company C, 143rd Ohio Infantry on May 2, 1864, signing up for 100 days, and was mustered out on September 13, 1864. He returned home ill, and died on April 13, 1865.