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ROBERTSON, ROBERT

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While acting as aide-de-camp to a general officer, seeing a regiment break to the rear, he seized its colors, rode with them to the front in the face of the advancing enemy, and rallied the retreating regiment.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army First Lieutenant (highest rank: Brevet Colonel NY Volunteers) Company K, 93d New York Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

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Civil War 1864 Argyle, Washington County, New York

Citation

While acting as aide-de-camp to a general officer, seeing a regiment break to the rear, he seized its colors, rode with them to the front in the face of the advancing enemy, and rallied the retreating regiment.