ROBBINS, AUGUSTUS I. - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Second Lieutenant, Company B, 2d Vermont Infantry.
Place and date:   At Spotsylvania, Va., 12 May 1864.

Entered service at:   Grafton, Vt.

Birth:   Grafton, Vt.

Date of issue:   24 March 1892.

Citation:   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.

This data was extracted from the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, U.S. Senate, Medal of Honor Recipients: 1863-1973 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1973)