James T. Robinson

First Name: James
Middle Name(s): T.
Last Name: Robinson
Residence (County): 
Catawba County, NC

The Robinson brothers, John (b. ca. 1827) and James (b. ca. 1832), lived in the Sherrills Ford neighborhood of Catawba County, North Carolina. At the time of the 1860 census, James was living on his Catawba County farm with his wife, Sarah W. Robinson (b. ca. 1842), and their two young daughters, Jane and Laura. His brother, John H. Robinson, enlisted as a private in Co. K, 5th North Carolina Cavalry (63rd Regiment State Troops) on August 18, 1862 and died of disease at Richmond on February 22, 1864. Most of the letters in the collection were written to James Robinson and include several written by his in-laws and neighbors who served with his brother in Co. K, 5th NC Cavalry. Two letters were written by James Robinson’s brother-in-law, James M. Sherrill (also spelled Sherrell), who served as a private in Co. D, 18th NC Inf. (formerly 8th NC Vols.).

Received Letters

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ID Letter Date Author Recipient From To
9675 Robinson1 August 12, 1860 James M. Sherrill James T. Robinson NC Catawba County, NC
9678 Robinson2 July 7, 1861 James M. Sherrill Sherrill , Robert Sherrill , James T. Robinson , T. J. Crawford Wilmington, NC Catawba County, NC
9679 Robinson3 November 22, 1862 David H. Sherrill James T. Robinson Garysburg, NC Catawba County, NC
9680 Robinson4 October 26, 1863 John H. Robinson James T. Robinson Fredericksburg, VA Catawba County, NC
9682 Robinson6 July 24, 1864 Thomas B. Litten James T. Robinson Catawba County, NC
9683 Robinson7 March 26, 1865 Thomas B. Litten James T. Robinson Dinwiddie Courthouse, VA Catawba County, NC

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