GASSON, RICHARD - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Sergeant, Company K, 47th New York Infantry.
Place and date:   At Chapins Farm, Va., 29 September 1864. Entered service at: ?.

Birth:   Ireland.

Date of issue:   6 April 1865.

Citation:   Fell dead while planting the colors of his regiment on the enemy's works.

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)