(1843 - 1920)
Isaac Gause is a Jewish American soldier who was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor in honor of his valor during the American Civil War.
Gause (born December 9, 1843; died April 23, 1920) was born in Trumball County, Ohio.
During the American Civil War, Gause - a Corporal in Company E of the 2nd Ohio Cavalry - displayed exceptional valor on September 13, 1864, while fighting in hand-to-hand combat on a reconnaissance along the Berryville and
Winchester Pike in Virginia. During the mission, Gause captured the colors of the Confederate Army's 8th South
In recognition of his bravery, Gause was awarded the Medal of Honor, the United States' highest military decoration, on September 19, 1864.
Gause died in April 1920 and was buried in Arlington National Cemetery.
Recipients of the Congressional Medal of Honor Compiled by Seymour "Sy" Brody