Marcus M. Robbins
Private, U.S. Army, Company H, 76th U.S. Cavalry. Awarded for actions at Sappa Creek, Kans.
June 25, 1876
With 5 other men he waded in mud and water up the creek to a position directly behind an entrenched Cheyenne position, who were using natural bank pits to good advantage against the main column. This surprise attack from the enemy rear broke their resistance.