Thomas P. Gere

Thomas Parke Gere was born December 10, 1842, in Chemung County, New York. He served as First Lieutenant & Adjutant of the 5th Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regiment. On February 24, 1865, he was awarded the Medal of Honor for capturing the flag of the 4th Mississippi (C.S.A.) during the Battle of Nashville on December 16, 1864. Gere died on January 8, 1912, and was buried in Arlington National Cemetery (Section 1, Grave 361).

Link

http://www.arlingtoncemetery.net/tpgere.htm

Diary (excerpt)

August 29-31, 1864
September 1864
October 1864
November 1864
December 1864

Photos

Officers of the Minnesota 5th
Officers of the Minnesota 5th, including Thomas P. Gere (back left?)

Thomas P. Gere Gravestone in Arlington National Cemetery
Thomas P. Gere Gravestone in Arlington National Cemetery

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