GILMORE, JOHN C. - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Major, 16th New York Infantry.
Place and date:   At Salem Heights, Va., 3 May 1863.

Entered service at:   Potsdam, N.Y.

Birth:   Canada.

Date of issue:   10 October 1892.

Citation:   Seized the colors of his regiment and gallantly rallied his men under a very severe fire.

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)