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Robbins, Augustus J.


Age: 21, credited to Grafton, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF
Service: enl 5/7/61, m/i 6/20/61, CPL, Co. A, 2nd VT INF, pr CSSGT, 1/16/62, comn 2LT, 12/20/62 (1/8/63), wdd, Spotsylvania, 5/12/64, m/o 6/29/64 (Medal of Honor)

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Birth: 1841, Vermont
Death: 09/16/1909

Burial: Woodlawn Cemetery, Lakewood, NJ
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Ken Lawson
Findagrave Memorial #: 6813921


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes
Portrait?: Gibson Collection, Italo Collection, VHS Collections
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: None


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Woodlawn Cemetery, Lakewood, NJ

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Medal of Honor

This soldier was awarded the Medal of Honor

Augustus J. Robbins

Rank and Organization: 2d Lieut., Co. B, 2nd Vermont Infantry.
Place and date: Spotsylvania, VA, 12 May 1864.
Entered service at: Grafton.
Born: 17 Nov 1839, Grafton.
Died: 16 Sep 1909.
Buried: Woodlawn Cemetery, Lakewood, NJ
Date of Issue: 24 Mar 1892.
Citation: While voluntarily serving as a staff officer successfully withdrew a regiment across and around a severely exposed position to the rest of the command; was severely wounded.


Vermont Officers Reunion Society Collection
Courtesy Vermont Historical Society


Second Vermont Infantry Album (SP973.744 V2)
Courtesy Vermont Historical Society

Portraits Collections
Courtesy Vermont Historical Society

(Gibson Collection)


(Italo Collection)

NARA File Number: B-1331-VS-1864.

Augustus J. Robbins

Photograph of Medal of Honor plaque contributed by Mr. Al Platt
and the Ocean County (New Jersey) Museum.

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