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U.S. Civil War - U.S. Army

George Mason Lovering

  • Rank: First Sergeant (Highest Rank: First Lieutenant)
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company I,
    4th Massachusetts Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: June 14, 1863
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Port Hudson, Louisiana, USA
During a momentary confusion in the ranks caused by other troops rushing upon the regiment, this soldier, with coolness and determination, rendered efficient aid in preventing a panic among the troops.
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: East Randolph, Norfolk County, Massachusetts
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: November 19, 1891
  • Born: January 10, 1832, Springfield, Sullivan County, NH, United States
  • Died: April 2, 1919
  • Buried: Union Cemetery (MH), Holbrook, MA, United States

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