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

George W Reed

Details
  • Rank: Private
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company E,
    11th Pennsylvania Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: August 21, 1864
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Weldon Railroad, Virginia, USA
Citation
Capture of flag of 24th North Carolina Volunteers (C.S.A.).
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Johnstown, Cambria County, Pennsylvania
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: September 6, 1864
  • Born: 1831, Cambria County, PA, United States
  • Died: December 21, 1906, Chicago, IL, United States
  • Buried: Grand View Cemetery (Prospect-5-35), Johnstown, PA, United States
 

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