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Federal (USV)


Charles Henry Robbins

(1839 - 1862)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 35th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

A 23 year old boot maker from Weymouth, MA, he enlisted 8 August and mustered as Private, Company H, 35th Massachusetts Infantry on 19 August 1862.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated at the Locust Spring Hospital, but died of wounds on 26 September 1862. He was reinterred from burial on Antietam battlefield to the National Cemetery.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History1,which lists him as C.H. Robbins. Service from Soldiers, Sailors and Marines,2 with hospital detail from Nelson.3 His gravesite is on Findagrave.


05/24/1839; Plymouth, MA


09/26/1862; Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD


1   Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869  [AotW citation 4099]

2   Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. 3, pg. 694  [AotW citation 17716]

3   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper: The Federal Hospital Sites and Identified Federal Casualties at Antietam, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 367  [AotW citation 17717]