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BLAIR, ROBERT

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Served on board the U.S.S. Pontoosuc during the capture of Fort Fisher and Wilmington, 24 December 1864 to 22 January 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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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Navy Boatswain's Mate U.S.S. Pontoosuc

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1864 Peacham, Caledonia County, Vermont

Citation

Served on board the U.S.S. Pontoosuc during the capture of Fort Fisher and Wilmington, 24 December 1864 to 22 January 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.