GRANT, GABRIEL - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Surgeon, U.S. Volunteers.
Place and date:   At Fair Oaks, Va., 1 June 1862.

Entered service at:   New York. Born: Newark, N.J.

Date of issue:   21 July 1897.

Citation:   Removed severely wounded officers and soldiers from the field while under a heavy fire from the enemy, exposing himself beyond the call of duty, thus furnishing an example of most distinguished gallantry.

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)