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Army Medal of Honor

Medal of Honor Citation


John C Gilmore

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Organization: 16th New York Infantry

Entered Service: Potsdam, N.Y.

Birth: Canada.

Date Medal Issued: 10 October 1892.

Date of Action: 3 May 1863.

Place of Action: Salem Heights, Va.


Seized the colors of his regiment and gallantly rallied his men under a very severe fire.


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