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

Newton Thomas Gould

  • Rank: Private (Highest Rank: Sergeant)
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company G,
    113th Illinois Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: May 22, 1863
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Vicksburg, Mississippi, USA
Gallantry in the charge of the "volunteer storming party."
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Elk Grove, Cook County, Illinois
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: September 6, 1894
  • Born: May 14, 1843, Elk Grove, Cook County, IL, United States
  • Died: April 2, 1925
  • Buried: Sacramento City Cemetery (MH) (GAR-6), Sacramento, CA, United States

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