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Confederate (CSV)


Manoah Dixon Robison

(1808 - 1868)

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 13th Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

In 1860 he was a 52 year old carpenter in Rockdale, Randolph County, AL. He enrolled and was elected Captain of Company E, 13th Alabama Infantry on 26 July 1861 in Montgomery. He was home on furlough in December 1861 and January 1862, then on recruiting duty in February.

On the Campaign

He was wounded by a gunshot to his left thigh and captured in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated at the US Army field hospital on the Susan Hoffman farm at Sharpsburg and paroled there on 4 October 1862. He was at Fort McHenry in Baltimore by 14 October, sent to Fortress Monroe, then on to City Point, VA, and finally exchanged at Aikens' Landing, VA on 8 November. He was admitted to the CSA General Hospital in Petersburg on 18 December and there to at least the 27th, afterward on wounded furlough home.

He was on recruiting duty by July 1863, but was back in hospitals in Richmond, VA in November and December 1863, and in Mobile, AL in January and February 1864 for his Sharpsburg wound and an ulcer in his left ankle. In February 1864, due to his disability, he applied for duty as Enrolling Officer in Randolph County, AL, and was at that post to at least September 1864. He never rejoined his regiment and was retired on 24 February 1865 to the Invalid Corps, PACS.

References & notes

His service from his Compiled Service Records,1 online from fold3, with some records as Robinson. He's also on a list in the New York Times of 12 October 1862. Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census of 1860. His gravesite is on Findagrave, as Monoah (he spelled it Manoah).

He married Mary Caroline Sammon (c. 1807-1872) in May 1828 and they had 3 children.


1808 in SC


03/14/1868; Carroll County, GA; burial in Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Joel, GA


1   US War Department, Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, Record Group No. 109 (War Department Collection of Confederate Records), Washington DC: US National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), 1903-1927  [AotW citation 30073]