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First Lieutenant

George W Hooker

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Organization:    Company E, 4th Vermont Infantry
Entered Service:   Boston, Mass.
Birth:   Salem, N.Y.
Date Medal Issued:   17 September 1891.


Date of Action:   14 September 1862.
Place of Action:   Crampton's Gap (cited as South Mountain), Md.


Citation:
Rode alone, in advance of his regiment, into the enemy's lines, and before his own men came up received the surrender of the major of a Confederate regiment, together with the colors and 116 men.
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US Army Medal of Honor, 1865
More about this award:   See more about this, and the other Medal of Honor for action at Crampton's Gap.



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