Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He was an Ordinance Sergeant in the Union Army. He was awarded the Medal of Honor as a Private in Company G, 48th Pennsylvania Infantry for action on June 17, 1864 at Petersburg, Virginia. His citation reads "Capture of flag of 44th Tennessee Infantry (C.S.A.)." (bio by: Don Morfe)
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Thank you, sir for your gallant service to our country during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, sir. -
Daniel Moran Added: Apr. 25, 2016
Civil War VeteranREID, ROBERT A.: Pottsville, born at Raploch near Stirling, Scotland, on January 22, 1842, and came to Pottsville at the age of twelve. Private, Company G, 48th Pennsylvania Infantry. Petersburg, Va., 17 June 1864. Citation: 1 December 18...(Read more) -Anonymous Added: May. 20, 2015