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  117th New York Volunteer Infantry - General Officers: Gillmore   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Promoted to Major General from 10 July 1863, General Gillmore was the commander of the Department of the South and of the X Corps, rendering important service in the summer of 1863 in the Union effort to recapture Fort Sumter in Charleston Harbor.
The bronze medals had on one side a facsimile of the General's autograph with the words "For Gallant and Meritorious Conduct," and a representation of Fort Sumter in ruins and the date "Aug. 23d 1863" on the other.
The clasp by which the medal was pinned to the uniform was engraved with the name of the recipient.
www.117ny.org /gillmore.htm   (569 words)

 Gillmore Medal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The Gillmore Medal is a military decoration of the United States Army which was first issued on October 28, 1863.
Also called the “Fort Sumter Medal”, the Gillmore Medal commemorates the first battle of the American Civil War and was presented to all Union soldiers who had served at Fort Sumter under General Gillmore’s command.
Since the Gillmore Medal was issued on the local authority of General Gillmore, it was considered an unofficial decoration by the United States Army, but was permitted for wear on a military uniform.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/G/Gillmore-Medal.htm   (245 words)

Quincy Adams Gillmore was born in Lorain County, Ohio, on February 28, 1825.
Gillmore helped build forts from 1849 to 1852, taught at the US Military Academy from 1852 to 1856, was the head of the Engineer Agency in New York City from 1856 to 1861.
Gillmore asked regimental commanders to provide the names of individuals who had earned the medal.
www.multied.com /Bio/UGENS/USAGillmore.html   (330 words)

 Fort Sumter - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Accounts, such as in the famous diary of Mary Chesnut, describe Charleston residents along what is now known as The Battery, sitting on balconies and drinking salutes to the start of the hostilities.
A special military decoration, known as the Gillmore Medal, was later issued to all Union service members who had performed duty in Fort Sumter during the opening battle of the American Civil War.
With Fort Sumter in Confederate hands, the port of Charleston was a hole in the Federal naval blockade of the Atlantic coast.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Fort_Sumter   (930 words)

 Dispatch Depot Message Board - View Single Post - "Medal of Honor" in the XVII Corps   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Butler Medal, 197 were purchased and issued to fl troops that distinguished themselves at the battle of Chaffin's Farm on September 29 64.
Gillmore medal was issued to about 3% of the men engaged in the trenches and various fighting before Charleston.
Some individual Regimental and Brigade commanders issued medals for specific battles, at least some of these were made of silver or gold in the shape of appropriate corps badges w/ the date of their deed engraved.
civilwartalk.com /forums/showpost.php?p=15972&postcount=6   (274 words)

 Wehrmacht-Awards.com Militaria Forums - Civil War Gilmore Medal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
In October of 1863 Major General Quincy A. Gillmore issued an order creating "medals of honor for gallantry and meritorious conduct during the operations before Charleston" and awarded them to enlisted men of his command for gallantry in and around the Charleston area.
There is some question that many of the Gilmore medals were awarded post-war (though that certainly does not effect the rarity of the medal).
This medal to a DOW is most certainly a wartime award.
www.wehrmacht-awards.com /forums/printthread.php?t=85453   (285 words)

 .US ARMY Historical Medals Page.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The only medal awarded by the United States, before the Civil War, was created by Congress in 1780 and presented to three members of the New York Militia.
However, it is secondary to the Gold Lifesaving Medal and therefor permits a lesser degree of heroism for award.
The special medal was intended to have the same weight and importance as the Medal of Honor.
www2.powercom.net /~rokats/histdeco.html   (1125 words)

 :: Congressman Paul Gillmor - Ohio's Fifth Congressional District ::   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Congressman Gillmor said, “Keegan is very deserving of this honor and has worked very hard toward fulfilling the requirements for the Congressional Silver Medal.
Requirements for the Silver Medal, which was bestowed by Congressman Gillmor, include several hundred of hours of service and personal development.
He is currently working towards achieving the Congressional Gold Medal and plans to complete his personal development requirements while at college in order to obtain the Gold Medal.
www.house.gov /gillmor/press/20050720.htm   (401 words)

 Casino Encyclopedia
Prior to that, decorations, particularly for officers, were rare, frequently seen as the trappings of royalty and empire, and considered contrary to the republican spirit present among the Founding Fathers of the United States.
The original Medal of Honor was issued to members of the U.S. Army.
The power to grant the Medal of Honor rests with the President upon approval from the Congress.
www.casinoencyclopedia.com /index.php?title=Awards_and_decorations_of_the_United_States_military   (1016 words)

 Dispatch Depot Message Board - "Medal of Honor" in the XVII Corps   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
It seems this award was limited to the XVII corps exclusively and was of two levels to which they referred to as the, Gold Medal of Honor or the Silver Medal of Honor.
During the early Civil War, a medal for individual valor was proposed by General-in-chief Winfield Scott Hancock.
The MOH (Medal of Honor) found favor in the Navy, however during the Civil War.
civilwartalk.com /forums/printthread.php?t=19540   (997 words)

 On This Day Nov. 20   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The commander of the fort, Maj. Elliot reports,"At 3 o'clock in the morning a detachment of the enemy's barges, variously estimated at from four to nine in number, approached within 300 yards of the fort and opened fire with musketry.
One of the youngest boys in the Union, Medal of Honor winner,was drummer boy William "Willie" Johnston of the 3d Vermont Infantry.
His postwar activities are not known, but in 1888 his drum - with the Medal of Honor attached - was found in an old house in Chelsea, Mass.
americancivilwar.50megs.com /On_This_Date/Nov20.html   (586 words)

Lincoln also upset and replaces Hunter and his scorched earth policy with another general, Quincy A. Gillmore, who had forced the surrender of Fort Pulaski.
Gillmore ordered another infantry assault later that evening.
His citation reads in part: "When the color sergeant was shot down, this soldier grasped the flag, led the way to the parapet, and planted the colors thereon.
www.vernonjohns.org /snuffy1186/glory54th.html   (1265 words)

 Ohio Civil War Medals, Martins Ferry OH Historical Society Home Page
The medals were distributed in 1865 and are engraved with the name and unit.
Medal owned by Al Harley, M. BROWN, JESSE P., Company "H", 48th O.V.I. Medal owned by Ralph Baughn.
He was also awarded the "Gillmore Medal" by General Quincy A. Gillmore for "Gallant and Meritorious Conduct" during the siege of Fort Sumter in 1863.
www.rootsweb.com /~wvmarsha/ohcwmedals.htm   (1769 words)

 U.S. Army Regulations Illustration: Link 184 Kearny Cross
The medal was manufactured by the firm of Ball, Black and Company of New York City and about 317 of them were distributed to officers of the division.
The Kearny medal was only given to officers and David Bell Birney, who succeeded Kearny in command of the division, believed that worthy enlisted men also required recognition.
The medal was designed and the dies cut by Peter Jacobus of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and his name appears as "Jacobus, Phila." in small letters on the reverse (not visible on our example).
members.tripod.com /~howardlanham/linkgr4/link184.html   (439 words)

 Jessica's Blog   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
There have been a lot of posts about Dan Gillmore who received a pitch from a PR practioner about how corporations are taking steps to protect themselves against bloggers.
Gillmore, needless to say, does not have the greatest view of PR people.
In Shel Holtz’s blog he comments about Gillmore’s blog and that while most PR professionals he knows are “intelligent, thoughtful professionals who behave ethically, do their homework and engage in multi-directional, symmetrical communications,” the outside perception of them is often quite negative.
www.auburn.edu /~stephjd/wordpress/index.php?m=200410   (1008 words)

 Philip Kearney - History Celebrities
The Kearney Medal was made of gold, in the design fashioned after the Maltese Cross, imposed with a circle containing the words Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori, and the word Kearney on a disk in the center, suspended from a ribbon.
Other medals for valor that came about during the war for the Union were the Fort Sumter and Fort Pickens Medals, the Butler medal for colored troops, the Gillmore Medal and the XVII Corps Medal.
In lieu of medals, the Confederate Congress passed an act in October 1862, providing that a Roll of Honor be published after each battle.
www.aboutfamouspeople.com /article1029.html   (803 words)

 Welcome to U.S. Figure Skating
Ice Mates Laura Mitchell and Susan Gillmore are proud to be part of that tradition, but they admit there is a little pressure to stay on top.
Their medal count currently stands at two golds, a silver and a bronze in the four finals.
But she was back on the ice for the competition and even accepted the medal on the podium for the team.
www.usfigureskating.org /event_story.asp?id=18668   (502 words)

 Re: [DL] civil war medals etc   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Frempath2@netscape.net wrote: <American Civil War there was only 1 medal to be awarded and that was the union's Congressional Medal of Honor.
The Kearny Cross for Non-Commissioned Officers and Privates On 13 Mar 1863, Brigadier General Birney issued an order establishing a "cross of valor", to be known as the "Kearny Cross" and awarding it to Non-Commissioned Officers and Privates who had distinguished themselves in battle.
The Gillmore Medal (The Fort Sumter Medal) On 28 Oct 1863, Major General Quincy A. Gillmore issued an order creating "medals of honor for gallantry and meritorious conduct during the operations before Charleston" and awarding them to enlistedmen of his command who had been in action in the batteries and trenches.
www.gamerz.net /archives/deadlands@gamerz.net/200301/msg00209.html   (224 words)

 20th ME, Co. G  Medals
The first American military medal was awarded to George Washington for his role in driving the British from Boston in 1776.
The Gillmore medal was bronze and numbered 400, given to men who attacked Fort Sumter in August 1863.
The Medal of Honor, however, was the only official medal awarded by the U.S. Government (congress) during the Civil War.
users.lmi.net /mcm20me/20th_Maine/CompG/research/medals.htm   (534 words)

 Awards and decorations of the United States military - free-definition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The highest award of the United States Military is the Medal of Honor.
The only U.S. Coast Guard recipient of the Medal of Honor, Douglas Munro, received the Navy Medal of Honor, although a Coast Guard version of the Medal of Honor exists as a conjectural decoration.
The power to grant the Medal of Honor rests with the President of the United States upon approval from the United States Congress.
www.free-definition.com /Awards-and-decorations-of-the-United-States-military.html   (829 words)

 USS KIDD DD-661   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
RADM Kidd was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for his bravery during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
RADM Kidd was survived by his wife, the former Inez Nellie Gillmore of Cleveland, and by a son, Isaac C. Kidd, Jr., U.S. Naval Academy Class of 1942.
When DDG-993 decommissioned in March 1998, the crew requested that RADM Kidd's Medal of Honor and Purple Heart--which had resided in their wardroom--be sent to Baton Rouge to be added to an exhibit on the late Admiral at the Nautical Center of the Louisiana Naval War Memorial.
www.usskidd.com /admiralkidd.html   (1541 words)

A descendent of officers who fought in the French and Indian and Revolutionary Wars, he graduated from the USMA in 1849, placing 9th out of 43 (his classmates included future Union Generals Quincy Gillmore, John G. Parke and Rufus Saxton as well as future Confederate Generals Seth Barton, Charles Field and Johnson K. Duncan).
His Medal of Honor citation reads “Voluntarily led a detached brigade in an assault upon the enemy's works”.
His Medal was issued on April 22, 1896.
www.civil-war-tribute.com /Absalom-Baird-bio.htm   (372 words)

 Connecticut College Traditions - College Medal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The Connecticut College Medal was established in 1969 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the graduation of the College’s first class.
It is conferred on individuals whose accomplishments or service have enhanced the College’s reputation and nourished its growth.
The medal was designed by William Ashby McCloy, professor emeritus of art.
www.conncoll.edu /aboutcc/traditions/collegemedal.html   (69 words)

 October 2002
Julio Medal, James Cuda, and Raghavan Charudattan attended and gave lectures at the 'First Latin-America Short-Course on Biological Control of Weeds' that was held in Montelimar, Nicaragua, during 24 to 28 June 2002.
Medal, and had the participation of 78 trainees from 17 countries and 15 speakers with widely recognized international experience on all aspects of weed control using insects and/or pathogens.
James P. Cuda and Julio C. Medal were awarded a grant for $4,900 from the USDA, APHIS National Biological Control Institute for publication of the Proceedings of the First Latin American Short-course on Biological Control of Weeds held in Montelimar, Nicaragua, 24-28 June 2002.
entnews.ifas.ufl.edu /Oct02.htm   (3851 words)

 Exhibitions > Celebrating 20 > Press Release
Artists in the exhibition are Wesley Anderson, Roberta Bondar, Phil Borges, David Burns, Gary Cody, Judith Currelly, Michael Dennis, Jesse Garbe, Graham Gillmore, Angela Grossmann, Gu Xiong, Cherry Hood, Kathryn Jacobi, Sam Lam, Justin Ogilvie, Natty Saidi, Xue Mo and Chris Woods.
Also included is a stunning 1985 painting by Graham Gillmore (Diana, 1985 -oil on canvas – 64 x 89) that was exhibited in the landmark exhibition “Young Romantics” at the Vancouver Art Gallery in 1985.
Farris's Medal was awarded in recognition of her years spent in volunteer service to the Vancouver community and for the exposure, support and encouragement of artists at the onset of their careers.
www.dianefarrisgallery.com /exhibit/Anniversary/press.htm   (393 words)

 Footsteps Magazine - My Uncle, Sergeant Carney   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
In recognition of his heroic actions, Carney was presented with the Gillmore Medal of Honor, a personal gift of Quincy A. Gillmore, the commanding general of the attack on Fort Wagner.
In 1900, Sergeant Carney received the nation's highest commemoration, the Congressional Medal of Honor.
To this day, his act is still commended as one of the most gallant of the entire war.
www.footstepsmagazine.com /CarneyArticle.html?print   (623 words)

 Hampton Academy and its Board of Trustees   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Walter "Jack" Brown '39 introduced the Medal winners: Carl S. Campbell, Jacquelyn Hoar and Murray L. Smith; resolution on the deaths of: Myra (Felch) Shuman '89; Mrs.
Russell A. Merrill '44 presented the Medal winners: Barbara A. Doyle, Barbara A. Chaddock and R. Norma Kaye; Class Pres.
Frances Perkins '94 with a corsage; he also introduced the Medal winners: Judson Scruton; "Joanne" Lamprey and "Penny" White; Robert C. Trumbull, Pres.
www.hampton.lib.nh.us /hampton/history/alumni/1950-1959.htm   (734 words)

 June 2000
Julio Medal attended the 15th annual meeting of the Florida Exotic Pest Plant Council held in Key Largo, Florida on May 16-19.
James P. Cuda and Julio C. Medal were invited to participate in a Tropical Soda Apple Task Force meeting held in Sebring, FL, 11 May. The purpose of the meeting was to provide an overview of ongoing biological control research activities.
Dr. Medal gave a research update of the research activities on biological control of this invasive weed.
entnews.ifas.ufl.edu /jun00.HTM   (1677 words)

 US Aerobatics Foundation News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Although this is only the second WGAC that Russia has participated in, their pilots introduced a different style of flying which the judges seemed to prefer.
Of the five American pilots, the three top-scoring members were Bill Lumley, Linda Gillmore, and Gary Gillmore.
Next were Linda Gillmore at 31st, Gary Gillmore at 33rd, Charles Kalko at 48th, and Walter Parrasch at 52nd.
acro.aerobatics.ws /USAF/us_found_2nov95.html   (1772 words)

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