January 7, 1844|
Morgan County, Ohio
|Died||January 19, 1918
|Place of burial||Patoka Cemetery, Patoka, Illinois|
|Service/branch||United States Army
|Unit||122nd Ohio Infantry|
|Battles/wars||American Civil War
• Second Battle of Winchester
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
Elbridge Robinson (January 7, 1844 – January 19, 1918) was a Union Army soldier during the American Civil War. He received the Medal of Honor for gallantry during the Second Battle of Winchester, Virginia on June 14, 1863.
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 Private Elbridge Robinson, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 14 June 1863, while serving with Company C, 122d Ohio Infantry, in action at Winchester, Virginia. With one companion, Private Robinson voluntarily went in front of the Union line, under a heavy fire from the enemy, and carried back a helpless, wounded comrade, thus saving him from death or capture.”
His companion, John T. Patterson, also of the 122nd Ohio, also received the Medal of Honor.
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