(1838 - 1902)
Home State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 3rd Alabama Infantry
He enrolled for Confederate service as brevet 2nd Lieutenant of the Gulf City Guards, which became Company B, 3rd Alabama Infantry, in April 1861, and was elected First Lieutenant on the reorganization of May 1862.
On the Campaign
He was wounded by a gunshot in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was treated in a hospital in Richmond, VA and given a furlough to recover. He was promoted to Captain after Captain Simpson resigned in January 1863 and returned to duty on 29 June 1863.
After the War
He was partner in a private bank in Austin, Texas by 1870.
References & notes
His service from the Alabama Archives,1 with details from additional research by artist and author of an upcoming novel of the Third Alabama, Booth Malone [his 3rd Alabama Infantry Regiment blog]. Personal details from family genealogists, at least one of whom has him as Arthur Farris Robbins. His gravesite is on Findagrave.
He married Alice Hasledon (b. 1860) in February 1887 and they had a son, Russell (1889-1950).
03/06/1838; Hartford, CT
06/13/1902; Austin, TX; burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Austin, TX