GRAY, JOHN - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Private, Company B, 5th Ohio Infantry. Place and date: At Port Republic, Va., 9 June 1862.

Entered service at:   Hamilton County, Ohio.

Birth:   Scotland.

Date of issue:   14 March 1864.

Citation:   Mounted an artillery horse of the enemy and captured a brass 6-pound piece in the face of the enemy's fire and brought it to the rear.

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)