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 Robert Milton Boody

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Robert Milton Boody

  • Birth 6 Mar 1836 Limington, York County, Maine, USA
  • Death 22 Oct 1913 Haverhill, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Burial Haverhill, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Memorial ID 8154912

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Second Lieutenant in the Union Army. He was awarded the Medal of Honor as a Sergeant in Company B, 40th New York Infantry for action on May 5, 1862 at Williamsburg, Virginia and on May 2, 1863 at Chancellorsville, Virginia. His citation reads "This soldier at Williamsburg, Va., then a corporal, at great personal risk, voluntarily saved the lives of and brought from the battlefield two wounded comrades. A year later, at Chancellorsville, voluntarily, and at great personal risk, brought from the field of battle and saved the life of Capt. George B. Carse, Company C, 40th New York Volunteer Infantry."

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  • Originally Created by: Don Morfe
  • Added: 4 Dec 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8154912
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Milton Boody (6 Mar 1836–22 Oct 1913), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8154912, citing Greenwood Cemetery, Haverhill, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .