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Samuel Robertson
Birth: May 1, 1843
Death: Jun. 18, 1862

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as Private in Company G, 33rd Ohio Infantry and a member of the Andrews Raiders. In April 1862, he was one of the 22 men which included 2 civilians who penetrated nearly 200 miles south into Confederate enemy territory. There they captured a railroad train at Big Shanty, Georgia in an attempt to destroy the bridges and track between Chattanooga and Atlanta. For bravery in the face of the enemy, he was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor in September 1863. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 

Cause of death: Hanged by Confederate Army
Chattanooga National Cemetery
Hamilton County
Tennessee, USA
Plot: H, 11177
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Aug 09, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 11577
Samuel Robertson
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Samuel Robertson
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Samuel Robertson
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Hanged as a spy; received award posthumously
- Barbara Anne (Brownell) Potter
 Added: Jun. 11, 2016
God bless you, Samuel. Thank you for your sacrifice at such a young age. There are some of us still trying to preserve the Republic you died to save.It goes on.
- Richard Collier
 Added: Jun. 3, 2016

- Republican
 Added: May. 1, 2016
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