GILLIGAN, EDWARD L. - Medal of Honor Recipient

Rank and organization:   First Sergeant, Company E, 88th Pennsylvania Infantry.
Place and date:   At Gettysburg, Pa., 1 July 1863. Entered service at: Philadelphia, Pa.

Birth:   Philadelphia, Pa.

Date of issue:   30 April 1892.

Citation:   Assisted in the capture of a Confederate flag by knocking down the color sergeant.

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)