Robert Goldthwaite Carter

Robert Goldthwaite Carter

Bridgton, Cumberland County, Maine, USA
Death 4 Jan 1936 (aged 90)
Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 1, Site 106A
Memorial ID 6162698 · View Source
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Indian Wars Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served during the War against the Plains Indians as a Second Lieutenant in the 4th United States Regular Cavalry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Brazos, River, Texas on October 10, 1871. His citation reads "Held the left of the line with a few men during the charge of a large body of Indians, after the right of the line had retreated, and by delivering a rapid fire succeeded in checking the enemy until other troops came to the rescue". His Medal was awarded to him on February 27, 1900.

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