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Blair, Robert M.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 26, credited to Peacham, VT
Unit(s): USN
Service: enl 11/5/62, LNDS, Portland ME, USN, Vessels: Huron, disch 12/31/63, reen 6/16/64, Vessels: Pontoosuc, Pinta, disch 8/27/65 (Medal of Honor)

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VITALS

Birth: 1836, Peacham, VT
Death: 04/02/1899

Burial: Enid Cemetery, Enid, OK
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Donald Schram
Findagrave Memorial #: 6403985

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Remarks: None

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BURIAL:

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Enid Cemetery, Enid, OK

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Medal of Honor

This soldier was awarded the Medal of Honor

Robert M. Blair

Rank and Organization: Boatswain's Mate, U. S. Navy.
Entered service at: Portland, Maine.
Born: 1836, Peacham.
Died: 2 Apr 1899, Enid, Ok..
Buried: Enid Cemetery, Enid, OK
Credited to: Vermont. G.O. No.: 59, 22 Jul 1865.
Citation: Served on board the U.S.S. Pontoosuc during the capture of Fort Fisher and Wilmington, 24 Dec 1864 to 22 Jan 1865. 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.

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NARA File Number: Pending.

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