GRACE, PETER - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Sergeant, Company G, 83d Pennsylvania Infantry.
Place and date:   At Wilderness, Va., 5 May 1864.

Entered service at:   Berkshire, Mass.

Birth:   Berkshire, Mass.

Date of issue:   27 December 1894.

Citation:   Singlehanded, rescued a comrade from 2 Confederate guards, knocking down one and compelling surrender of the other.

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)