|Augustus I. Robbins|
|Born||November 17, 1839|
|Died||September 16, 1909(aged 69)|
|Place of birth||Grafton, Vermont, United States|
|Place of death||Lakewood, New Jersey, United States|
|Buried at||Woodlawn Cemetery, Lakewood, New Jersey|
United States Army|
|Unit||Company B, 2nd Vermont Volunteer Infantry Regiment|
|Battles/wars||Battle of Spotsylvania Court House, Virginia|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
Robbins received the Medal of Honor on March 24, 1892 for his actions at the Battle of Spotsylvania Court House, Virginia on May 12, 1864 while with Company B of the 2nd Vermont Volunteer Infantry Regiment.
Medal of Honor citation
The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Second Lieutenant Augustus J. Robbins, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 12 May 1864, while serving with Company B, 2d Vermont Infantry, in action at Spotsylvania, Virginia. While voluntarily serving as a staff officer, Second Lieutenant Robbins successfully withdrew a regiment across and around a severely exposed position to the rest of the command; was severely wounded.
- Augustus I. Robbins at Find a Grave
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