CLUTE, GEORGE W. - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Corporal, Company I, 14th Michigan Infantry.
Place and date:   At Bentonville, N.C., 19 March 1865.

Entered service at:   ?.

Birth:   Marathon, Mich.

Date of issue:   26 August 1898.

Citation:   In a charge, captured the flag of the 40th North Carolina (C.S.A.), the flag being taken in a personal encounter with an officer who carried and defended it.

This data was extracted from the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, U.S. Senate, Medal of Honor Recipients: 1863-1973 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1973)