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George E Sidman

Organization:    Company C, 16th Michigan Infantry
Entered Service:   Owosso, Mich.
Birth:   25 November 1844, Rochester, N.Y.
Date Medal Issued:   6 April 1892.

Date of Action:   27 June 1862.
Place of Action:   Gaines Mill, Va.

Distinguished bravery in battle. Rallied his comrades to charge vastly superior force until wounded in the hip. He was a 16_year_old drummer.
US Army Medal of Honor, 1865

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