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ROBBINS, MARCUS

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With five other men he waded in mud and water up the creek to a position directly behind an entrenched Cheyenne position, who were using natural bank pits to good advantage against the main column. This suprise attack from the enemy rear broke their resistance.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Private (highest rank: Sergeant) Company H, 6th U.S. Cavalry

Conflict

Year of honor

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Indian Campaigns 1875 Elba, Dodge County, Wisconsin

Citation

With five other men he waded in mud and water up the creek to a position directly behind an entrenched Cheyenne position, who were using natural bank pits to good advantage against the main column. This suprise attack from the enemy rear broke their resistance.