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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