The contract for his veteran's marker was made in 1879.
Fisherman Curtis Robinson, 18, of Robbinston enlisted February 23, 1864 for three years. He was mustered in on March 1, 1864 in Augusta.
He was serving in Company A, 31st Regiment when he deserted on New Year's Day, 1865 while he was at Cony Hospital in Augusta.
A Robbinston native, he had a fair complexion, gray eyes and brown hair and was 5' 8 12" tall.
In the 1860 U.S. Census, Andrew J. Stanhope, 24, born Maine, was living in Whiting, Maine, with Mary J., 27, born N.S.; NS George, a, born Maine; Rodolphus, 65, born Mass; Susan, 55; and Janete, 14, both born in Maine; and Curtis Robinson, 14, born Maine.
Is this Curtis really named Robinson? Are Rodolphus and Susannah his grandparents? They could be Mahitable's parents......
In the 1850 U.S. Census, farmer Rodulphus Stanhope,54, born Mass.,was living in Whiting, Maine with Susannah, 52; Andrew, 14; Christopher C., 12; and, and Curtis, 4, all born in Maine: farmer Stephen Richards, 21, born N.B.;and Elizabeth Richards, 16, born Maine; Susan "Basley, 8, born N.B.