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CMOHS.org - Second Lieutenant BURNETT, GEORGE R., U.S. Army

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BURNETT, GEORGE R.

Rank: Second Lieutenant
Organization: U.S. Army
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Division: 9th U.S. Cavalry
Born: Lower Providence Township, Pa.
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Spring Mills, Pa.
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Place / Date: At Cuchillo Negro Mountains, N. Mex., 16 August 1881
 
 


BURNETT, GEORGE R. Photo
 
Citation

Saved the life of a dismounted soldier, who was in imminent danger of being cut off, by alone galloping quickly to his assistance under heavy fire and escorting him to a place of safety, his horse being twice shot in this action.