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U.S. Civil War - U.S. Army

Gabriel Grant

  • Rank: Surgeon (Highest Rank: Major)
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    U.S. Volunteers
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: June 1, 1862
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Fair Oaks, Virginia, USA
Removed severely wounded officers and soldiers from the field while under a heavy fire from the enemy, exposing himself beyond the call of duty, thus furnishing an example of most distinguished gallantry.
Medal of Honor Recipient Gabriel Grant
Medal of Honor Recipient Gabriel Grant
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Trenton, Mercer County, New Jersey
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: July 21, 1897
  • Born: 1826, Newark, Essex County, NJ, United States
  • Died: November 8, 1909
  • Buried: Sleepy Hollow Cemetery (MH) (57), Tarrytown, NY, United States

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