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Samuel Grimshaw
Birth: Mar. 2, 1840
Smithfield
Jefferson County
Ohio, USA
Death: Nov. 11, 1918
Holton
Jackson County
Kansas, USA

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He enlisted in the Union Army at Smithfield, Jefferson County, Ohio on August 9, 1862, and was mustered in as a Private in Company B, 52nd Ohio Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at the Battle of Utoy Creek near Atlanta, Georgia on August 6, 1864, with his citation reading "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." He served through the end of the war, was wounded twice, and received a promotion to Corporal on March 1, 1865 before being honorably mustered out on June 3, 1865 in Washington, DC. His Medal was awarded to him on April 5, 1894. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
Burial:
Holton Cemetery
Holton
Jackson County
Kansas, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Kent Kooi
Record added: Feb 02, 2003
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Samuel Grimshaw
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