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 John H. Robinson

John H. Robinson

Birth
Ireland
Death 30 Nov 1883 (aged 36–37)
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial West Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 21138 · View Source
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Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the Civil War as a Private in Company I, 19th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery during his regiment's repulse of elements of Pickett's Charge on the Third Day of the Battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania (July 3, 1863). His citation reads simply "Capture of flag of 57th Virginia Infantry (C.S.A.)". His Medal was issued on December 1, 1864. He was one of seven 19th Massachusetts Infantry soldiers to be awarded the Medal of Honor during the Civil War (the others being Major Edmund Rice, 2nd Lieutenant John G.B. Adams, Color Sergeant Benjamin F. Falls, Sergeant Benjamin H. Jellison, Sergeant Daniel J. Murphy and Corporal Joseph H. De Castro).

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  • Added: 3 Apr 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 21138
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John H. Robinson (1846–30 Nov 1883), Find A Grave Memorial no. 21138, citing Mount Benedict Cemetery, West Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .