GRAY, ROBERT A. - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Sergeant, Company C, 21st Connecticut Infantry.
Place and date:   At Drurys Bluff, Va., 16 May 1864.

Entered service at:   Groton, Conn.

Birth:   Philadelphia, Pa.

Date of issue:   13 July 1897.

Citation:   While retreating with his regiment, which had been repulsed, he voluntarily returned, in face of the enemy's fire, to a former position and rescued a wounded officer of his company who was unable to walk.

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)