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'''Marcus William Robertson''' (February 12, 1870 – May 24, 1948) was a [[United States Army]] soldier and a recipient of America's highest military decoration—the [[Medal of Honor]]—for his actions on the [[
Marcus Robertson enlisted in the United States Army from [[Hood River, Oregon]] in May 1898, and by May 16, 1899 was serving as a [[private (rank)|private]] in Company B of the [[2nd Oregon Volunteer Infantry Regiment]] as part of [[Young's Scouts]]. On that day, near San Isidro in the [[Philippines]], Private Robertson helped to rout a large enemy force despite being greatly outnumbered. For his actions, he was presented with the Medal of Honor on April 28, 1906. He later rose to the rank of stable [[Sergeant#United States|Sergeant]] and served in [[France]] during [[World War I]].