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Civil War Fact: At Cold Harbor, Virginia, 7,000 Americans fell in 20 minutes.


Brigadier General George Gillespie, Jr., (7 Oct 1841-27 Sep 1913), recipient of the MOH on October 27, 1897 for carrying dispatches through enemy lines under withering fire to Major General Philip Sheridan at the Battle of Cold Harbor, Virginia on May 31, 1864.

Eugene M. Tinkham - Corporal 148th Company "H" New York Infantry - Medal of Honor Recipient - Battle of Cold Harbor, VA. June 3, 1864.