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Army Medal of Honor

Medal of Honor Citation

First Lieutenant

Robert S Robertson

Organization: Company K, 93d New York Infantry

Entered Service: Argyle, N.Y.

Birth: Argyle, N.Y.

Date Medal Issued: 2 August 1897.

Date of Action: 8 May 1864.

Place of Action: Corbins Bridge, Va.


While acting as aide_de_camp to a general officer, seeing a regiment break to the rear, he seized its colors, rode with them to the front in the face of the advancing enemy, and rallied the retreating regiment.


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