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Army Medal of Honor

Medal of Honor Citation

2nd Lieutenant

Robert G. Carter

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Organization: 4th United States Cavalry (22nd Mass at Antietam)

Entered Service: Bradford, MA

Birth: Bridgeport (sic), ME

Date Medal Issued: 27 February 1900

Date of Action: 10 October 1871

Place of Action: On Brazos, River, Tex.


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.


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