b. 1835 Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany. d. 23/07/1901 Bath, New York.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 29/09/1864 Chaffin’s Farm, Virginia.
Grueb was born in Württemberg, Germany. He joined the Army from Brooklyn in August 1862, and mustered out with his regiment in June 1865. He was buried in Bath National Cemetery in Bath, New York. Grueb received his country’s highest award for bravery during combat, the Medal of Honor. Grueb’s medal was won for his capturing a flag at the Battle of Chaffin’s Farm, Virginia on September 29, 1864. He was honored with the award on April 6, 1865.
Gallantry in advancing to the ditch of the enemy’s works.
BURIAL LOCATION: BATH NATIONAL CEMETERY, BATH, NEW YORK.
SECTION A, ROW 2, GRAVE 3.
LOCATION OF MEDAL: UNKNOWN.