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Name:Andrew Ronald Robinson
Affiliation:Class of 1864MS
Biography & Genealogy:Andrew Ronald Robinson, Class of 1864-MS: Born- 1844. Matriculated from Richmond, Va. At VMI 5 weeks. Military Record: Seems to have been employed as a civilian by Engineer Bureau 1862-63 in some capacity. Wrote that he avoided military duty up to September 1864. Unofficial (Southern) source says he shot himself through hand to get discharge (possibly in 1861, 62, or 63). Same source adds that he was a gambler and "married a woman of the town." Finally conscripted fall 1864 and assigned as Private to Capt L.F. Jones's Company Virginia Artillery (2nd Company Richmond Howitzers). Captured Ocotber 19, 1864 at Stasburg. Declined exchange March 1865. Released on oath from Point Lookout, Maryland 1865. Post War Career: ? Died- c1894. Descended from Pocahontas.
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