16 May 2010

Sunday Soldier: William A. Robinson

W. A. Robinson
Born Nov 26, 1842
Died July 24, 1875
Requiescat In Pace
(Felton Cemetery; Montezuma, GA)
William A. Robinson, of Macon County, Georgia, was just 18 years of age when he enlisted as a private in Company I, 4th GA Infantry Regiment on 19 April 1861. He was wounded at the Battle of Chancellorsville, Virginia in May 1863 and was eventually discharged for wounds. His gravesite at Felton Cemetery in Montezuma, GA is adorned with a zinc marker from the Monumental Bronze Co. of Bridgeport, CT as well as an iron Southern Cross of Honor.

Back of Marker

William Robinson's zinc marker, government issued
military stone, & iron Southern Cross of Honor.

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