ROBERTSON, ROBERT S. - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   First Lieutenant, Company K, 93d New York Infantry.
Place and date:   At Corbins Bridge, Va., 8 May 1864.

Entered service at:   Argyle, N.Y.

Birth:   Argyle, N.Y.

Date of issue:   2 August 1897.

Citation:   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.

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)