b. ? Oakland County, Michigan d. 26/07/1864 Memphis, Tennessee.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 27/01/1864 Brownsville Station, Arkansas.
A resident of Victor Township, Michigan, Robinson enlisted at the age of 18 in the 3rd Michigan Volunteer Cavalry Regiment, and was mustered in as a Private in Company B. On January 27, 1864 at Brownsville, Arkansas, he performed an act of bravery, single-handedly defending himself against a party of seven enemy guerrillas and killing their leader, that garnered him the Medal of Honor.
Private Robinson received the Medal of Honor on April 4, 1864.
Successfully defended himself, singlehandedly, against seven guerrillas, killing the leader (Capt. W.C. Stephenson) and driving off the remainder of the party.
BURIAL LOCATION: MEMPHIS NATIONAL CEMETERY, MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE.
Section H, Grave 4131
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