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Gabriel Cole

  • Rank: Corporal
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company I,
    5th Michigan Cavalry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: September 19, 1864
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Winchester, Virginia, USA
Capture of flag, during which he was wounded in the leg.
Medal of Honor Recipient Gabriel Cole
Medal of Honor Recipient Gabriel Cole
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: New Salem, Washtenaw County, Michigan
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: September 27, 1864
  • Born: March 22, 1831, Chenango County, NY, United States
  • Died: January 7, 1907
  • Buried: Sherman Township Cemetery (MH) (B-29-4), Tustin, MI, United States

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