Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Lawsons in:
 • Arlington National Cemetery
 • Arlington
 • Arlington County
 • Virginia
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Gaines Lawson
Birth: Sep. 4, 1840
Death: Sep. 12, 1906

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the Civil War as a First Sergeant in Company D, 4th East Tennessee Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Minville, Tennessee on October 3, 1863. His citation reads “Went to the aid of a wounded comrade between the lines and carried him to a place of safety”. His Medal was awarded to him on June 11, 1895. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 1, Site 37-A
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Russ Dodge
Record added: Mar 11, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6249477
Gaines Lawson
Added by: Barbara Campbell
Gaines Lawson
Added by: Hope
Gaines Lawson
Added by: Don Morfe
There is 1 more photo not showing...
Click here to view all images...
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

Honoring your heroism and service for the preservation of the Union
- Wagon Master
 Added: Feb. 25, 2017

- Wagon Master
 Added: Jan. 23, 2017

- Rebecca Marden
 Added: Jan. 3, 2015
There are 41 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
Do you have a photo to add? Click here
How famous was this person?
Current ranking for this person: (4.2 after 23 votes)

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service