ALEXANDER ROBINSON
25th TENNESSEE INFANTRY
CSA

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Born: March 1840 in White County, Tennessee
Died: 8 July 1915 in Putnam County, Tennessee
Buried: Unmarked grave in the Salem Cemetery, Putnam County, Tennessee
Parents: Thomas and Susannah (Pryor) Robinson

Married: Selena L. Huddleston about 1875 in Putnam County, Tennessee
Born: September 1849 in White County, Tennessee
Died: Between 25 January 1912 and 18 November 1913 in Putnam County, Tennessee
Buried: Probably in an unmarked grave in the Salem Cemetery, Putnam County, Tennessee
Parents: Hugh Green and Malissa (Taylor) Huddleston

Children:

  1. Prettyman "Bud" Robinson
  2. Edna Robinson
  3. Hellen Robinson

RELATIVES WHO SERVED

  • Brother: Pryor Robinson - 8th Tennessee (Dibrell's) Cavalry Regiment
  • Brother-in-law: Lewis Madison Huddleston - 8th Tennessee (Dibrell's) Cavalry Regiment
  • Brother-in-law: Taylor W. Huddleston - 8th Tennessee (Dibrell's) Cavalry Regiment
  • Brother-in-law: Alvin Cullom Huddleston - 8th Tennessee (Dibrell's) Cavalry Regiment
  • Brother-in-law: William L. Dyer - 8th Tennessee (Dibrell's) Cavalry Regiment

MILITARY INFORMATION

25th Tennessee Infantry
Company E

ABSTRACT:

  • Entered military as Private and left as a Private
  • Enlisted: 15 March 1863 at Tullahoma
  • Mar & Apr 1863: Present; Joined by enlistment 15 March 1863
  • May - Jul 1863: Present
  • Sep & Oct 1863: Deserted 7 Sept 1863 at Ooltewah, TN
  • 6 Apr 1864: Deserted Sept 1863

PENSION APPLICATION ABSTRACT

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ABSTRACT:

  • Filed: 22 Apr 1910
  • Rejected
  • Residence: Cookeville, Putnam County
  • Member: Company E, 25th TN Infantry, Captain Wwm Turner, Col. John Hughes
  • Born: 1840 in Putnam County, TN
  • Enlisted in Fall 1861 - Company E; 25th TN Infantry, Captain Wm. Turner, Col. John Hughes
  • Battles: Hoover Gap
  • Diseases: Chronic Diarrhea
  • Wife is 61 years old; Daughter is 17 years old
  • Attest: George M. Moore and Matthew Langford

Supporting Documents:

  • C. Bradford (21 Apr 1910) - Knows AR and supports his claim.
  • Tennessee Board of pension Examiners (22 April 1910) - Service Record Request
  • War Department (26 April 1910) - Sent Service Records

CENSUS DATA

  • 1850 Census: White County, TN, Page 116
  • 1860 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 22
  • 1870 Census:
  • 1880 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 87A
  • 1900 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 5B
  • 1910 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 13A

ADDITIONAL DATA

  • Death Certificate: Putnam County, TN (1915) - #113 - Alexander Robinson
  • Putnam County, Tennessee Deed Book 3, Page 551 - Alex Robinson & wife Sleany Robinson to Dave Bullock - Sleany Robinson is examined apart from her said husband on 25 January 1912.
  • Putnam County, Tennessee Deed Book 5, Page 445 - Alex Robinson, Bud Robinson & Helen Robinson to R. J. Bullock - Selena Robinson is not mentioned, but two of her children are named Grantors on the deed. Dated 18 November 1913.