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Confederate (CSV)


Allison D. Robinson

(c. 1838 - 1862)

Home State: Virginia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 31st Virginia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

In 1860 he was a 22 year old worker on his parent's rented farm at Philippi in Barbour County, VA. He enlisted and mustered as a Private in Company H, 31st Virginia Infantry on 3 October 1861 at Camp Greenbriar, VA (now WV). He was appointed Corporal and color bearer, date not given.

On the Campaign

He was killed "by an exploding shell" in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from the Virginia Military Dead.1 Service and other details from Ashcraft.2 Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census of 1860. Thanks to Ralph Parmenter Bennett for his death detail and the poke to look further into Corporal Robinson.


c. 1838; Harrison, VA


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD


1   Library of Virginia, Virginia Military Dead Database, Published 2002, first accessed 30 November 2012, <>, Source page: /vmd_Search.asp  [AotW citation 19031]

2   Ashcraft, Jr., John M., 31st Virginia Infantry, Lynchburg (Va): H. E. Howard, Inc., 1899  [AotW citation 27889]