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

Robert A Pinn

  • Rank: First Sergeant
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company I,
    5th U.S. Colored Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: September 29, 1864
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Chapin's Farm, Virginia, USA
Took command of his company after all the officers had been killed or wounded and gallantly led it in battle.
Medal of Honor Recipient Robert A. Pinn
Medal of Honor Recipient Robert A. Pinn
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Massillon, Stark County, Ohio
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: April 6, 1865
  • Born: March 1, 1843, Stark County, OH, United States
  • Died: January 1, 1911
  • Buried: City Cemetery (MH) (I-47), Massillon, OH, United States

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