Recipient Detail

 

HOOKER, GEORGE W.

Rank: First Lieutenant
Organization: U.S. Army
Company: Company E
Division: 4th Vermont Infantry
Born: Salem, N.Y.
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Boston, Mass.
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Place / Date: At South Mountain, Md., 14 September 1862
 
 


HOOKER, GEORGE W. Photo
 
Citation

Rode alone, in advance of his regiment, into the enemy's lines, and before his own men came up received the surrender of the major of a Confederate regiment, together with the colors and 116 men.