|Born||July 24, 1842|
|Died||May 29, 1917|
|Place of birth||Sharon, Connecticut|
|Buried at||Winsted, Connecticut|
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Unit||Company B, 2d Connecticut Heavy Artillery|
Battle of Franklin|
American Civil War
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
Medal of Honor citationEdit
The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Sergeant Wesley Gibbs, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 2 April 1865, while serving with Company B, 2d Connecticut Heavy Artillery, in action at Petersburg, Virginia, for capture of flag.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "Wesley Gibbs". http://projects.militarytimes.com/citations-medals-awards/recipient.php?recipientid=3104. Retrieved June 6, 2014.
- ↑ "Civil War (G-L) Medal of Honor Recipients". http://www.history.army.mil/moh/civilwar_gl.html#GIBBS. Retrieved June 6, 2014.
- ↑ David T. Zabecki (January 1997). American Artillery and the Medal of Honor. Merriam Press. pp. 19–. ISBN 978-1-57638-079-6. http://books.google.com/books?id=bKNjox0pc0EC&pg=PA19.
- ↑ Sterner, C.. "Photo of Grave of Wesley Gibbs". Home of Heroes. http://www.homeofheroes.com/gravesites/states/pages_go/gibbs_wesley.html. Retrieved 6 June 2014.
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