GRIMSHAW, SAMUEL - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Private, Company B, 52d Ohio Infantry. Place and date: At Atlanta. Ga., 6 August 1864.

Entered service at:   ?.

Birth:   Jefferson County, Ohio.

Date of issue:   5 April 1894.

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.

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)