Saturday, December 20, 2014

Drummer George A. Robinson.

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Fiftieth Illinois Regimental History.

The original Drummer of company E was George A. Robinson. He now resides at Pleasanton, Kansas, a black- smith. At his enlistment he was 18 years of age and resided at Columbus, Adams co., Illinois. Enlisting as drummer, he served with the company until at Shiloh, where he was overcome by disease through exposure, bad water and food. He was sent to the hospital, then to Keokuk, la., whore he was discharged Nov. 14,1862, for disability. Afterwards served two years in the 8th., Iowa cavalry.

George A. Robinson, Drummer, Company E., Residence Columbus; Enlisted August 22, 1861.  Discharged November 8, 1862, for disability.

Iowa Eight Cavalry, Co.C.

Robinson, George A. (Veteran.) Age 19. Residence Monroe, nativity Illinois. Enlisted June 15, 1863. Mustered June 15, 1863. Promoted Fourth Corporal Dec. 23, 1863; Sixth Sergeant March 24, 1864; Second Sergeant Sept. 26, 1864. Mustered out Aug. 13, 1865, Macon, Ga.

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