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

George Norton Galloway

Details
  • Rank: Private
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company G,
    95th Pennsylvania Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: May 8, 1864
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Alsops Farm, Virginia, USA
Citation
Voluntarily held an important position under heavy fire.
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: October 24, 1895
  • Born: 1841, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA, United States
  • Died: February 9, 1904, Philadelphia, PA, United States
  • Buried: Mount Moriah Cemetery (149-48 South line), Philadelphia, PA, United States
 

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