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CPL Israel Robinson

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CPL Israel Robinson

  • Birth 24 May 1839 Kanawha Falls, Fayette County, West Virginia, USA
  • Death 12 Oct 1864 Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, USA
  • Burial Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, USA
  • Plot No. 306 Confederate Cemetery
  • Memorial ID 5128638

Cpl. Israel Robinson (Also named Robison)
Served with Co.I. 8th Virginia Cav. C.S.A. (also called Kanawha Rangers) during the Civil War of 1861-65
He enlisted May 27 1861 at Kanawha Falls, Fayette Co. West Virgina(This is before West Virgina separated from Virginia)
He served with his regiment on detached service in South Carolina until he was Captured at Raleigh Co. WV on April 4th 1864 and was sent as a P.O.W. to Camp Chase Ohio Were he died at age 25 of a Fever on Oct. 12 1864, He was buried At Camp Chase Confederate Cemetery Columbus Ohio Grave No. 306

If your ever in Columbus Ohio and have time to Visit The Camp Chase Confederate Cemetery Drop in and Say Hello to this Johnny Reb Buried in Yankee Soil, Because after reading this Your No longer strangers, And After all, North or South, East or West were still all Americans

Photo attached is a 1880s Copy of a 1862 Ambrotype of the then Late Cpl. Robinson and is the courtesy of the Robinson Family of West Virginia.


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  • Created by: Herbert Rickards
  • Added: 28 Dec 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5128638
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for CPL Israel Robinson (24 May 1839–12 Oct 1864), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5128638, citing Camp Chase Confederate Cemetery, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Herbert Rickards (contributor 10274696) .