ROBINSON, JAMES H. - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Private, Company B, 3d Michigan Cavalry. Place and date: At Brownsville, Ark., 27 January 1865.

Entered service at:   Victor, Mich. Birth. Oakland County, Mich.

Date of issue:   4 April 1865.

Citation:   Successfully defended himself, single-handed against 7 guerrillas, killing the leader (Capt. W. C. Stephenson) and driving off the remainder of the party.

This data was extracted from the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, U.S. Senate, Medal of Honor Recipients: 1863-1973 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1973)