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John Curtis Gilmore
Birth: Apr. 18, 1837, Canada
Death: Dec. 22, 1922

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served during the Civil War as Major of the 16th New York Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Salem Heights, Virginia during the Battle of Chancellorsville on May 3, 1863. His citation reads “Seized the colors of his regiment and gallantly rallied his men under a very severe fire”. His Medal was issued on October 10, 1892. He would receive the brevet of Lieutenant Colonel, US Volunteers for “gallant and meritorious service”. He was one of four 16th New York soldiers to be awarded the Medal of Honor for bravery during the War (the others being Private James Allen, Chaplain Francis B. Hall, and Corporal John H. Moffitt). After the end of the conflict he chose to remain in the United States Army, and served in the Western Frontier against the Indians. During the Spanish-American War he served as Chief of Staff to Lt. General Nelson A. Miles. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 1, Site 270
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Russ Dodge
Record added: Feb 05, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6157323
John Curtis Gilmore
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John Curtis Gilmore
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John Curtis Gilmore
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Thank you, sir for your gallant service to our country during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
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