BMG  ★  Robinson, James Sidney

James Sidney Robinson

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Born: October 14, 1827

Birthplace: Mansfield, Ohio

Father: Francis Robinson 1777 – 1850
(Buried: Zeiter Cemetery, Richland County, Ohio)​

Mother: Jane Dickens 1786 – 1872
(Buried: Zeiter Cemetery, Richland County, Ohio)​

Wife: Hester Aona Carlin 1837 – 1907
(Buried: Grove Cemetery, Kenton, Ohio)​

Children:

William Stables Robinson 1851 – 1905​
(Buried: Grove Cemetery, Kenton, Ohio)​
Jane S. Robinson 1858 – 1924​
(Buried: Grove Cemetery, Kenton, Ohio)​
Parlee C. Robinson 1859 – 1934​
(Buried: Grove Cemetery, Kenton, Ohio)​

Occupation before War:

1847 – 1861: Editor and Publisher of Kenton Republican Newspaper
1856: Chief Clerk of Ohio State House of Representatives​

Civil War Career:

1861: 1st Lt. in 4th Ohio Volunteers Infantry Regiment​
1861: Captain in 4th Ohio Volunteers Infantry Regiment​
1861: Served in the Battle of Rich Mountain, Western Virginia​
1861 – 1862: Major of 82nd Ohio Volunteers Infantry Regiment​
1862: Lt. Colonel of 82nd Ohio Volunteers Infantry Regiment​
1862: Served in the Battle of Cedar Mountain, Virginia​
1862 – 1865: Colonel of 82nd Ohio Volunteers Infantry Regiment​
1862: Served in the Second Battle of Bull Run, Virginia​
1863: Served in the Battle of Chancellorsville, Virginia​
1863: Wounded at the Battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania​
1864: Served in the Atlanta, Georgia Campaign​
1864: Served in Sherman’s March to the Sea​
1865: Served in the Battle of Bentonville, North Carolina​
1865: Brigadier General of Union Army, Volunteers​
1866: Confirmed as Brevet Major General by U.S. Senate​

Occupation after War:

1865 – 1892: Editor and Publisher of Kenton Republican Newspaper
1877 – 1879: Chairman of Ohio State Republican Party Committee​
1880 – 1881: Ohio State Commissioner of railroads and telegraphs​
1881 – 1885: United States Congressman from Ohio​
1881 – 1885: Member of House Committee on Rivers and Harbors​
1885 – 1889: Ohio State Secretary of State​

Died:
January 14, 1892

Place of Death: Kenton, Ohio

Cause of Death: Heart disease and his wound from Gettysburg

Age at time of Death: 64 years old

Burial Place: Grove Cemetery, Kenton, Ohio
 
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