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Army Medal of Honor

Medal of Honor Citation


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.


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