[ 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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