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Army Medal of Honor

Medal of Honor Citation


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.


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