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CMOHS.org - Second Lieutenant CARTER, ROBERT G., U.S. Army

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CARTER, ROBERT G.

Rank: Second Lieutenant
Organization: U.S. Army
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Division: 4th U.S. Cavalry
Born: Bridgeport, Maine
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Bradford, Mass.
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Place / Date: On Brazos, River, Tex., 10 October 1871
 
 


CARTER, ROBERT G. Photo
 
Citation

Held the left of the line with a few men during the charge of a large body of Indians, after the right of the line had retreated, and by delivering a rapid fire succeeded in checking the enemy until other troops came to the rescue.