GAGE, RICHARD J. - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Private, Company D, 104th Illinois Infantry Place and date: Elk River, Tenn., 2 July 1863. Entered service at. Ottawa, Ill.

Birth:   Grafton County, N.H.

Date of issue:   30 October 1897.

Citation:   Voluntarily joined a small party that, under a heavy fire, captured a stockade and saved the bridge.

This data was extracted from the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, U.S. Senate, Medal of Honor Recipients: 1863-1973 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1973)