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

Otis O Roberts

  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company h,
    6th Maine Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: November 7, 1863
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Rappahannock Station, Virginia, USA
Capture of flag of 8th Louisiana (C.S.A.) in a hand-to-hand struggle with the color bearer.
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Dexter, Penobscot County, Maine
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: December 28, 1863
  • Born: March 20, 1842, Sangerville, Piscataquis County, ME, United States
  • Died: February 8, 1930, Dexter, ME, United States
  • Buried: Mount Pleasant Cemetery (MH), Dexter, ME, United States

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