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b. 1831  England. d. ?

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 25/09/1864 Wilmington, North Carolina.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He was born in England. He entered the Union Navy in New York, New York.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Served as boatswain's mate on board the USS Howquah on the occasion of the destruction of the blockade runner, Lynx, off Wilmington North Carolina, 25 September 1864. Performing his duty faithfully under the most trying circumstances, Robinson stood firmly at his post in the midst of a crossfire from the rebel shore batteries and our own vessels.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: UNKNOWN.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Alexander Robinson