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ROBERTS, Joseph

MN 2nd Inf Co E. Residence: New Ulm, Brown County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 30. Enrolled 5 Jul 1861. Mustered the same day. Private. Deserted from Fort Ridgely 25 Sep 1861. Sources: (MINN p82) (MCIW p134)

ROBERTS, Joseph

WI 14th Inf Co B. Residence: Stevens Point, Portage County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 28. Farmer. Unmarried. Gray eyes, black hair, dark complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 31 Dec 1863 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Private. Deserted 17 Jul 1864 near Tupelo, Mississippi. Sources: (WHS red book vol 19, p42)

ROBERTSON, Andrew

WI 27th Inf Co H. Residence: Ridgeway, Iowa County, Wisconsin. Born in Krugdon, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 23. Black eyes, dark hair, fair complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for three years on 25 Jan 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered 1 Mar 1864 at Camp Randall, Madison. Bounty $300, $120 still owed at muster out. Private. Joined H Company at Little Rock, Arkansas, on 3 May 1864, from the recruiting depot at Madison. On 27 Oct 1864, his name is on a list of men absent sick at Little Rock, Arkansas. On 30 Oct, he returned to duty. Mustered out with company on 29 Aug 1865 at Brownsville, Texas. Post war: A man with this name, then living at the National Home in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, was granted a pension of $16 a month because of a gunshot wound to his left hip. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 129-13,17; 130-10, 131-14; red book vol 32) (“Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883 (living in Wisconsin)”, Park Genealogical Books, Roseville, Minnesota publ. 1998.)

ROBERTSON, Charles

IL 30th Inf Co H. Residence: Nilwood, Macoupin County, Illinois. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 22. Sailor. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 17 Aug 1861 at Macoupin, Illinois, and mustered on 28 Aug 1861 at Camp Butler. Private. Died of disease on 22 Oct 1862 at Jackson, Tennessee. Sources: (ILSA reel three p 103)

ROBERTSON, Ole

WI 49th Inf Co A. Residence: Clinton, Rock County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 24. Blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’7½”. Enlisted for one year on 13 Feb 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered 20 Feb 1865 at Madison. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 193-3,14,19)

ROBERTSON, Ole L.

IA 38th Inf Co D. Residence: Ossian, Winneshiek County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 21. Enlisted 22 Aug 1862. Mustered 4 Nov 1862. Private. Transferred to Iowa 34th & 38th Infantry Consolidated, Company H, on 1 Jan 1865. Mustered out 15 Aug 1865, Houston, Texas. Sources: (ISW-V p474,912)

ROBERTSON, Peter

IA 6th Inf Co H. Residence: Rock Island, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 28. Enlisted 12 Jul 1861. Mustered 17 Jul 1861. Private. Wounded 6 Apr 1862, Shiloh, Tennessee. Re-enlisted & re-mustered 26 Jan 1864. Mustered out 21 Jul 1865, Louisville, Kentucky. Sources: (ISW-I p882)

ROBERTSON, Solomon

WI Detachment of Drafted Men detailed as a Permanent Party. Residence: Viroqua, Vernon County, Wisconsin. Has a wife, Nancy, and four children. Civil War: Enrolled 18 Nov 1863. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 258-8)

ROBINSON, Christopher

WI 35th Inf Co E. Born in Denmark. Civil War: Age 25. Mason. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for three years on 20 Feb 1864 at Ripon, Wisconsin. Mustered 1 Mar 1864 at Madison. Private. Discharged 18 Aug 1865 at Madison. Sources: (WHS red book vol 40)

ROBINSON, Elijah K.

DT 1st Cavalry Battalion Co B. Civil War: Sergeant. Sources: (Index of Compiled Service Records, North Dakota Archives, roll 6099)

ROBINSON, Louis

WI 17th Inf Co F. Residence: Prairie du Chien, Crawford County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Laborer. Age 38. Blue eyes, light hair, florid complexion, 5’7”. Mustered 25 Feb 1862. Private. Re-enlisted as a Veteran Volunteer for three years on 26 Feb 1864 at Vicksburg, Mississippi. Bounty $100. Re-mustered 3 Mar 1864 at Vicksburg. Private. Mustered out 14 Jul 1865 Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 87-8; red book vol 22, p132)

ROBINSON, Thomas

US Navy. Born 17 May 1837 in Norway. No War: Enlistment credited to New York. Captain of the Afterguard. Awarded the Medal of Honor for heroic efforts to save from drowning Wellington Brocar, landsman, of the Tallapoosa, off New Orleans on 15 Jul 1866. Sources: (“America’s Medal of Honor Recipients”. Publ. 1977, pp 328, 1019)