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U.S. Civil War - U.S. Army

Augustus J Robbins

  • Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company B,
    2d Vermont Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: May 12, 1864
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Spotsylvania, Virginia, USA
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.
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Grafton, Windham County, Vermont
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: March 24, 1892
  • Born: November 17, 1839, Grafton, Windham County, VT, United States
  • Died: September 6, 1909, Lakewood, NJ, United States
  • Buried: Woodlawn Cemetery (MH), Lakewood, NJ, United States

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