ROBINSON, JOHN C. - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Brigadier General, U.S. Volunteers. Place and date: At Laurel Hill, Va., 8 May 1864.

Entered service at:   Binghamton, N.Y.

Birth:   Binghamton, N.Y.

Date of issue:   28 March 1894.

Citation:   Placed himself at the head of the leading brigade in a charge upon the enemy's breastworks; 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)