September 19, 1877|
|Died||October 11, 1950
United States Soldiers' and Airmen's Home National Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Service/branch||United States Army|
|Unit||Company G, 19th Infantry Regiment|
|Battles/wars||Philippine American War|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
Medal of Honor citation
Rank and Organization: Private, Company G, 19th U.S. Infantry. Place and Date: At Mount Amia, Cebu, Philippine Islands, February 4, 1900. Entered Service At: Pittsburgh, Pa. Birth: Pittsburgh, Pa. Date of Issue: March 10, 1902.
Singlehanded, defended his mortally wounded captain from an overwhelming force of the enemy.
One of the main sources of information about the action was provided by then Corporal Benjamin Foulois, who later became an aviation pioneer and U.S. Army Major General who wrote a letter to Gedeon's Mother.