GAYLORD, LEVI B. - Medal of Honor Recipient

Rank and organization:   Sergeant, Company A, 29th Massachusetts Infantry.
Place and date:   At Fort Stedman, Va., 25 March 1865.

Entered service at:   ?.

Birth:   Boston, Mass.

Date of issue:   22 June 1896.

Citation:   Voluntarily assisted in working an abandoned gun, while exposed to heavy fire, until the enemy's advancing line was routed by a charge on its left flank.

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)