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George W Mears

Organization:    Company A, 6th Pennsylvania Reserves
Entered Service:   Bloomsburgh, Pa.
Birth:   Bloomsburgh, Pa.
Date Medal Issued:   16 February 1897.

Date of Action:   2 July 1863.
Place of Action:   Gettysburg, Pa.

With five volunteers he gallantly charged on a number of the enemy's sharpshooters concealed in a log house, captured them, and brought them into the Union lines.
US Army Medal of Honor, 1865

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