Robinson, Joseph L.

Joseph L. Robinson, who served in the United States Colored States during the Civil War, was born in 1843 in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania. In January 1864 Robinson went to Carlisle, Pennsylvania and joined company B of the 25th USCT Regiment. After his military service ended on December 6, 1865, Robinson returned to Shippensburg, where he worked as a laborer. He married Catherine and it remains unclear whether they had any children. Robinson died in October 1899 and was buried in the Locust Grove Cemetery in Shippensburg. (By Don Sailer)
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Full name
Joseph L. Robinson
Place of Birth
Birth Date Certainty
Estimated
Death Date Certainty
Estimated
Gender
Male
Race
Black
Sectional choice
North
Origins
Free State
No. of Spouses
1
Family
Catherine (wife)
Occupation
Other
Other Occupation
Laborer
Relation to Slavery
Free black
Military
Union Army
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