The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to:

Benjamin Gifford
Buried: Hinsdale, NY

Rank: Private
Organization: Company H, 121st New York Infantry
Place: At Sailors Creek, Virginia
Date: 6 April 1865
Entered service at: German Flats, NY
Born: 13 September 1833 at German Flats, NY
Died: 14 July 1901

Citation: Capture of Confederate flag.