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Robertson, Albert Russell


Age: 19, credited to Burlington, VT
Unit(s): 52nd MA INF
Service: enl, Leyden, MA, 8/27/62, m/i as a PVT, Co. B 52nd MA INF, m/o 8/14/63, Camp Miller, Greenfield MA

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Birth: 11/19/1842, Westminster, VT
Death: 03/01/1903

Burial: Lakeview Cemetery, Burlington, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 46903015

Cenotaph: Brick School Cemetery, Colrain, MA
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 12/22/1891, VT; widow Mary M., 5/21/1903, VT
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: None


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Lakeview Cemetery, Burlington, VT

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Cenotaph at Brick School Cemetery, Colrain, MA

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Was For Many Years in Business in Winooski and Burlington

Albert R. Robinson died yesterday morning shortly after 7 o'clock at his home near Winooski Park, of pneumonia, after an illness of but four days. Previous to his last illness Mr. Robinson had been recovering from an operation which took place December 21, 1901, when his right foot was amputated at the ankle, he having injured it in May, 1901.

Last Tuesday he was stricken with the grip, which later developed into pneumonia, when he sank rapidly and expired Sunday morning.

Mr. Robertson was born in Guilford, Nov. 19, 1842, and received a common school education in the town of Colerain, Mass. At the outbreak of the Civil War he enlisted under Capt. A. P. Nelson in Co. B, 53d regiment, Massachusetts volunteer infantry, Aug. 27, 1862, joined the Banks expedition and sailed for Louisiana on Dec. 2 He took part in the battles at Indian Ridge, La., April 12, 1863, and at Clinton, La., June 14, 1863. Returning to Port Hudson, he remained there until its surrender and was honorably discharged Aug. 14, 1863 at Greenfield, Mass. In 1870 he moved to Winooski and engaged in dealing in hides and tallow, which he carried on for a good many years at Winooski Park. During this tine he was associated with different partners, among them being the late John Brown. About 30 years ago he started a rendering plant in Burlington and later purchased the Queen City Soap Works, which he operated up to the time of his last illness.

In January, 1873 he married Miss Mary Alexander, who with one daughter, Miss Grace Robertson, survives him, besides five brothers and one sister. They are James P. And M. Robertson of New York city, R. P., J. H. And C. H. of Leyden, Mass., and Mrs., H. C. Babb of Fitchburg, Mass., all of whom are expected here at the funeral. Mr. Robertson was affiliated with the Congregational Church of Winooski during the 30 or ore years of his residence there and was a recognized leader in the affairs of the church. He was a member of Webster Lodge No. 62, F. And A. M., for nearly 25 years and also a member of Ethan Allen Council No. 1,165 Royal Arcanum, both of Winooski.

The funeral will take place Tuesday at 2:30 o'clock from the house at Winooski Park, with interment in Lake View cemetery, and will be in charge of Webster Lodge.

Source: Burlington Free Press, March 2, 1903.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.