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Spanish-American War - U.S. Army

George Francis Berg

  • Also Known As: Burg, George
  • Rank: Private (Highest Rank: Master Sergeant Ret.)
  • Conflict/Era: Spanish-American War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company C,
    17th U.S. Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: July 1, 1898
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: El Caney, Cuba
Gallantly assisted in the rescue of the wounded from in front of the lines and while under heavy fire of the enemy.
Medal of Honor Recipient George F. Berg
Medal of Honor Recipient George F. Berg
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Fort Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: October 17, 1927
  • Born: December 2, 1868, Mount Erie, Wayne County, IL, United States
  • Died: November 27, 1945, Washington, DC, United States
  • Buried: Mount Pleasant Cemetery (MH), South Portland, ME, United States

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