John Cleveland Robinson

John Cleveland Robinson (HMA0X)

Location: Gettysburg, PA 17325 Adams County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 50.606', W 77° 14.513'

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Brevet Major-General U.S. Army

— 1817 - 1897 —

John Cleveland Robinson
Brevet Major-General U.S. Army
1817 - 1897
Commanded Second Division
First Army Corps at Gettysburg
July 1-3. 1863.

Cadet U.S.M.A. July 1, 1835. Second Lieut. Fifth U.S. Infantry Oct. 27, 1839. First Lieut. June 18, 1846. Captain August 12, 1850. Major Second Infantry Feb. 20, 1862. Colonel Forty-third Infantry July 28, 1866. Retired May 6, 1869.

Colonel First Michigan Infantry Sept. 1, 1861. Honorably discharged April 25, 1862.

Brigadier-General U.S.V. April 28, 1862. Honorably mustered out of Volunteer Service Sept. 1, 1866.

Commanding First Brigade, Third Division, Third Corps in Peninsular Campaign (1862), Manassas (1862), and Fredericksburg. Second Division, First Corps at Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, and Mine Run Campaign. Second Division, Fifth Corps at the Wilderness and Spotsylvania.

Awarded Medal of Honor under resolution of Congress March 28, 1894 "for most distinguished gallantry at the Battle of Laurel Hill, Va. May 8, 1864" where he was severely wounded.

Brevetted Lieut-Colonel U.S.A. July 1, 1863 "for gallant and meritorious services at the battle of Gettysburg, Pa." Colonel May 5, 1864 "for gallant and meritorious services at the battle of the Wilderness, Va." Brigadier-General March 13, 1865 "for gallant and meritorious services at the battle of Spotsylvania, Va." Major-General March 13, 1865 "for gallant and meritorious services in the field during the war."

Major-General U.S.V. June 27, 1864 "for gallant and meritorious services in the field."
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Year Placed1917
Placed ByState of New York
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Date Added Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 at 10:49am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 308188 N 4412785
Decimal Degrees39.84343333, -77.24188333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 50.606', W 77° 14.513'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 50' 36.36" N, 77° 14' 30.78" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 104 Doubleday Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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