GIFFORD, BENJAMIN - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Private, Company H, 121st New York Infantry.
Place and date:   At Sailors Creek, Va., 6 April 1865.

Entered service at:   German Flats, N.Y.

Birth:   German Flats, N.Y.

Date of issue:   10 May 1865.

Citation:   Capture of flag.

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)