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
Burial: Woodlawn Cemetery, Lakewood, NJ
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Bob Hackett
Findagrave Memorial #: 6813921
Alias?: None noted
Portrait?: Gibson Collection, Italo Collection, VHS off-site
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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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.
NARA File Number: B-1331-VS-1864.Photograph of Medal of Honor plaque contributed by Mr. Al Platt
and the Ocean County (New Jersey) Museum.