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Army Medal of Honor

Medal of Honor Citation

Second Lieutenant

Augustus I Robbins

Organization: Company B, 2d Vermont Infantry

Entered Service: Grafton, Vt.

Birth: Grafton, Vt.

Date Medal Issued: 24 March 1892.

Date of Action: 12 May 1864.

Place of Action: Spotsylvania, Va.


While voluntarily serving as a staff officer successfully withdrew a regiment across and around a severely exposed position to the rest of the command; was severely wounded.


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