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Army Medal of Honor

Medal of Honor Citation


Gabriel Grant

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Organization: U. S. Volunteers (3rd Div/II Corps at Antietam)

Entered Service: New York.

Birth: Newark, N.J.

Date Medal Issued: 21 July 1897

Date of Action: 1 June 1862

Place of Action: Fair Oaks, Va.


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.


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