LANSDEN ROBBINS
8th TENNESSEE (DIBRELL'S) CAVALRY
CSA

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Born: 8 Jun 1842 in Overton County, TN
Died: 27 October 1921in Davidson County, TN
Buried: Spring Hill Cemetery, Davidson County, TN
Parents: John and Martha E. (Coleman) Robbins

Married: Julia Franklin Eaton about 1868 in TN
Born: 11 Oct 1831 in Jackson County, TN
Died: 14 May 1919in Putnam County, TN
Buried: Double Springs Cemetery, Putnam County, TN
Parents: Joseph L. and Elizabeth (Dudney) Eaton

Children:

  1. Powatan H. Robbins
  2. Stonewall Robbins

RELATIVES WHO SERVED

  • Brother: Thomas Robbins - 4th Tennessee (Murray's) Cavalry Regiment

MILITARY INFORMATION

13th (Gore's) Tennessee Cavalry
(also known as 8th Tennessee Cavalry)
Company E & F

ABSTRACT:

  • Entered military as Private and left as a Private
  • Enlisted 1 Aug 1861 at Livingston
  • Jun 30 - Dec 31, 1864: Present

25th Tennessee Infantry Regiment
Company H

ABSTRACT:

  • Entered military as Corporal and left as a Private
  • Age: 18
  • Enlisted 5 Aug 1861 at Livingston
  • Aug 5 - Oct 31, 1861: Present
  • Jul - Dec, 1862: Present
  • Jan - Aug, 1863: Present
  • Deserted at Ooltewah Station on 8 Sep 1863
  • Wayside Hospital in Richmond, VA on 25 Sep 1864

PENSION APPLICATION ABSTRACT

S2531

( Download Full Pension Application)

ABSTRACT:

  • Filed: 19 Feb 1900
  • Accepted
  • Residence: Double Springs, Putnam County, TN
  • Member: Captain Gore's Co, 8th Tennessee Cavalry
  • Wounds: contracted piles, fistua, prolapses, rheumatism
  • Born: 8 Jun 1842, Overton County, TN
  • Enlisted: Aug 1861 in Captain Richardson Copeland's Co. H, 25th Tennessee Infantry
  • Transferred to Dibrell's Cavalry after the battle of Chickamauga
  • Wife is 66years old
  • 2 sons living in TX and Jackson County, TN
  • Attest: Jno. P. Mabury & John L. Bean

Supporting Documents:

  • Lansden Robbins (27 Aug 1901) - Status Request
  • N. B. Young (22 Jul 1907) - Supports Claim
  • J. M. Morgan (25 Jul 1907) - Supports Claim
  • N. B. Young (25 Jul 1907) - Supports Claim
  • M. L. Gore (1 Aug 1907) - Supports Claim
  • Jno. H. Verble (20 Jul ????) - Tax Assessment
  • Tennessee Board of Pension Examiners (????) - Need to prove indigency

CENSUS DATA

  • 1850 Census: Overton County, TN, Page 23B
  • 1860 Census: Overton County, TN, Page 270A
  • 1870 Census: Jackson County, TN, Page 207
  • 1880 Census: Jackson County, TN, Page 183D
  • 1900 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 7B
  • 1910 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 100B
  • 1920 Census: Davidson County, TN, Page 184A

WILL

Putnam County, TN
Will Book 6
Page 316
Online at FamilySearch

  • Will: Mrs. Julia F. Robbins
  • Written: 21 Nov 1912
  • Probated: 5 Nov 1921
  • Executors: B. C. Lindsey and R. F. Lindsey
  • Widower: Lansden Robbins
  • Heirs: P. H. Robbins, Stonewall Robbins, Heirs of Alex Eaton, dec'd

ADDITIONAL DATA