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O'N. W. Robinson
O'N. W. Robinson

Federal (USV)


O'Neil Watson Robinson, Jr.

(1824 - 1864)
Home State: Maine
Command Billet: Battery Commander
Branch of Service: Artillery
Unit: Maine Light Artillery, 4th Battery


Before the Antietam Campaign:
He studied law and had a practice in Bethel.

The remainder of the War:
He was promoted Major and Chief of Artillery, 2nd Army Corps. In July 1864 he was home on recruiting duty due to ill health, and died on his 40th birthday at his father's home in Bethel, ME.

After the War:
He practiced law in Bethel, Maine.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Details from a bio sketch in Nehemiah Cleaveland's History of Bowdoin College (1882). His picture from a group photo (including Alfred Waud) at the Library of Congress.

Birth Date: 7/17/1824    Place of Birth: Waterford, ME    
College: Bowdoin College    Graduating Year: 1845    
Death Date: 07/17/1864    Death Place: Bethel, ME    Burial Place: Woodland Cemetery, Bethel, ME

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