Grave of Captain George Robinson, he was 28 when he enlisted on September 15th 1861 & was mustered into "Batty C" Co. Michigan Light Artillery as a 1st Sergeant two months later. Captain Robinson was in the following engagements, Corinth, Sandstone Ferry, Atlanta, and Kennesaw Mountain, before being put on special duty as Chief of Artillery for the Fourth Division, Sixteenth Corps; and on October 13th, he was placed on detached duty as the Assistant Artillery Inspector General for the Seventeenth Army Corps under the command of Brigadier General Thomas E. G. Ransom.
He was discharged at the expiration of his term of service, December 18, 1864, primarily because his physical condition was deteriorating from the injury received in 1862. After his discharge, he came back to Detroit and his old job. He married in 1868 and had two sons; in 1873, the family relocated to Chicago. #civilwargraves #americancivilwar #michigan #chicago #artillery #tapophile #americanhistory #militaryhistory