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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

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b. 12/10/1847 ?. d. 18/12/1917 ?

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 17/06/1876 Rosebud River, Montana.

 

Indian Wars Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Born in Ireland, he served as a First Sergeant in Company D, 3rd U.S. Cavalry. At Rosebud River, Montana, June 17, 1876, First Sergeant Robinson's detachment was attacked by a group of hostile Indians. While in charge of his troopers on the line under heavy fire, with proper judgment and great coolness, he brought up the lead horses at a critical moment. For gallantry in action, he was awarded the Medal of Honor on January 23, 1880.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Gallantry in action

 

BURIAL LOCATION: FORT LEAVENWORTH NATIONAL CEMETERY, FORT LEAVENWORTH.

Section D, site 1296-D

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Joseph Robinson

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