Congressional Medal of Honor Society Receives More Awards for Documentaries

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Congressional Medal of Honor Society

Stories of Sacrifice

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

Wesley Gibbs

  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company B,
    2d Connecticut Heavy Artillery
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: April 2, 1865
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Petersburg, Virginia, USA
Capture of flag.
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Salisbury, Litchfield County, Connecticut
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: May 10, 1865
  • Born: July 24, 1842, Sharon, Litchfield County, CT, United States
  • Died: May 29, 1917, Winsted, CT, United States
  • Buried: Forest View Cemetery (MH) (GAR) , Winsted, CT, United States

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