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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 17/11/1839 Grafton, Vermont.  d. 16/09/1909 Lakewood, New Jersey.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 12/05/1864 Spotsylvania, Virginia.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served during the Civil War as a 2nd Lieutenant in Company B, 2nd Vermont Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at the Battle of Spotsylvania, Virginia on May 12, 1864.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

While voluntarily serving as a staff officer successfully withdrew a regiment across and around a severely exposed position to the rest of the command; was severely wounded

 

BURIAL LOCATION: WOODLAWN CEMETERY, LAKEWOOD, NEW JERSEY.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Augustus J Robbins

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