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GRANT, GABRIEL

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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.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Surgeon (highest rank: Major) U.S. Volunteers

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1862 Newark, Essex County, New Jersey

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.