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

James H Robinson

  • Rank: Private
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company B,
    3d Michigan Cavalry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: January 27, 1865
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Brownsville Station, Arkansas, USA
Successfully defended himself, singlehandedly, against seven guerrillas, killing the leader (Capt. W.C. Stephenson) and driving off the remainder of the party.
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Victor, Clinton County, Michigan
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: April 4, 1865
  • Born: 1846, Oakland County, MI, United States
  • Died: July 26, 1865, Memphis, TN, United States
  • Buried: Memphis National Cemetery (MH) (H-4131), Memphis, TN, United States

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