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CARTER, ROBERT

carter robert

Held the left of the line with a few men during the charge of a large body of Indians, after the right of the line had retreated, and by delivering a rapid fire, succeeded in checking the enemy until other troops came to the rescue.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Second Lieutenant (highest rank: Brevet Captain) 4th U.S. Cavalry

Conflict

Year of honor

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Indian Campaigns 1871 Bridgton, Cumberland County, Maine

Citation

Held the left of the line with a few men during the charge of a large body of Indians, after the right of the line had retreated, and by delivering a rapid fire, succeeded in checking the enemy until other troops came to the rescue.