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 Robert M. Blair

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Robert M. Blair

Birth
Peacham, Caledonia County, Vermont, USA
Death 2 Apr 1899 (aged 62–63)
Enid, Garfield County, Oklahoma, USA
Burial Enid, Garfield County, Oklahoma, USA
Plot Section - O (original ) plot E, L17
Memorial ID 6403985 View Source
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Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served in the United States Navy during the Civil War as a Boatswain's Mate on board the "USS Pontoosuc." He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery during the operations against and the capture of Fort Fisher and Wilmington, which commenced on December 24, 1864 and ended on January 22, 1865. His citation reads "Carrying out his duties faithfully throughout this period, Blair was recommended for gallantry and skill and for his cool courage while under the fire of the enemy throughout these actions." His Medal was awarded to him on June 22, 1865.

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  • Originally Created by: Bill Walker
  • Added: 9 May 2002
  • Find a Grave Memorial 6403985
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/6403985/robert-m.-blair : accessed ), memorial page for Robert M. Blair (1836–2 Apr 1899), Find a Grave Memorial ID 6403985, citing Enid Cemetery, Enid, Garfield County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .