Know Your Medal of Honor Recipients:
Private Samuel Robertson (US Army) received his Medal of Honor for his actions during April 1862, in Georgia. His citation reads:
One of the 19 of 22 men (including 2 civilians) who by direction of Gen. Mitchell (or Buell) penetrated nearly 200 miles south into enemy territory and captured a railroad train at Big Shanty, Ga., in an attempt to destroy the bridges and tracks between Chattanooga and Atlanta.
Sergeant George F. Robie (US Army) received his Medal of Honor for his actions during September 1864, before Richmond, Virginia. His citation reads:
Gallantry on the skirmish line.
Boatswain’s Mate Alexander Robinson (US Navy) received his Medal of Honor for his actions on September 25, 1864, on board the U.S.S. Howquah. His citation reads:
Served as boatswain's mate on board the U.S.S. Howquah on the occasion of the destruction of the blockade runner, Lynx, off Wilmington, 25 September 1864. Performing his duty faithfully under the most trying circumstances, Robinson stood firmly at his post in the midst of a crossfire from the rebel shore batteries and our own vessels.
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