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CMOHS.org - Sergeant MEARS, GEORGE W., U.S. Army

Recipient Detail

 

MEARS, GEORGE W.

Rank: Sergeant
Organization: U.S. Army
Company: Company A
Division: 6th Pennsylvania Reserves
Born: Bloomsburgh, Pa.
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Bloomsburgh, Pa.
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Place / Date: At Gettysburg, Pa., 2 July 1863
 
 


MEARS, GEORGE W. Photo
 
Citation

With five volunteers he gallantly charged on a number of the enemy's sharpshooters concealed in a log house, captured them, and brought them into the Union lines.