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CMOHS.org - Sergeant BANKS, GEORGE L., U.S. Army

Recipient Detail

 

BANKS, GEORGE L.

Rank: Sergeant
Organization: U.S. Army
Company: Company C
Division: 15th Indiana Infantry
Born:
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Allen County, Ind.
G.O. Number:
Date of Issue: 09/28/1897
Accredited To:
Place / Date: At Missionary Ridge, Tenn., 25 November 1863
 
 


BANKS, GEORGE L. Photo
 
Citation

As color bearer, led his regiment in the assault, and, though wounded, carried the nag forward to the enemy's works, where he was again wounded. In a brigade of 8 regiments this flag was the first planted on the parapet.