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GRIMSHAW, SAMUEL

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Saved the lives of some of his comrades, and greatly imperiled his own by picking up and throwing away a lighted shell which had fallen in the midst of the company.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Private (highest rank: Corporal) Company B, 52d Ohio Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1864 Jefferson County, Ohio

Citation

Saved the lives of some of his comrades, and greatly imperiled his own by picking up and throwing away a lighted shell which had fallen in the midst of the company.