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

George Schneider

Details
  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company A,
    3d Maryland Veteran Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: July 30, 1864
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Petersburg, Virginia, USA
Citation
After the color sergeant had been shot down, seized the colors and planted them on the enemy's works during the charge.
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Baltimore, Baltimore County, Maryland
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: July 27, 1896
  • Born: November 8, 1844, Baltimore, Baltimore County, MD, United States
  • Died: January 2, 1929, Baltimore, MD, United States
  • Buried: The Baltimore Cemetery (PM) (2-18) , Baltimore, MD, United States
 

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