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O'N. W. Robinson

O'N. W. Robinson

Federal (USV)


O'Neil Watson Robinson, Jr.

(1824 - 1864)

Home State: Maine

Education: Bowdoin College, Class of 1845

Command Billet: Battery Commander

Branch of Service: Artillery

Unit: Maine Light Artillery, 4th Battery

Before Antietam

He studied law and had a practice in Bethel.

The rest 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 & 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.


7/17/1824; Waterford, ME


07/17/1864; Bethel, ME; burial in Woodland Cemetery, Bethel, ME