|Robert A. Lower|
|Born||11 April 1844|
|Died||31 January 1918|
|Place of birth||Mattoon, Illinois|
|Place of death||Yates City, Illinois|
|Place of burial||Yates City, Illinois|
United States of America|
United States Army|
|Years of service||1861 - 1864|
|Unit||Company K, 55th Illinois Volunteer Infantry|
|Battles/wars||American Civil War|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
Lower joined the 55th Illinois Infantry in October 1861, and was mustered out in October 1864.
Medal of Honor citationEdit
Rank and organization. Private, Company K, 55th Illinois Infantry. Place and date: At Vicksburg, Miss., May 22, 1863. Entered service at: Elmwood, Ill. Birth: Illinois. Date of issue: September 2, 1893.
Gallantry in the charge of the "volunteer storming party."
- This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the United States Army Center of Military History.
- "Robert A. Lower". Hall of Valor. Military Times. http://valor.militarytimes.com/recipient.php?recipientid=2719. Retrieved August 28, 2011.
- Don Morfe (April 16, 2004). "Robert A. Lower". Claim to Fame: Medal of Honor recipients. Find a Grave. http://www.findagrave.com/memorial/8643342. Retrieved September 6, 2010.
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