LUCAS, GEORGE W. - Medal of Honor Recipient

Rank and organization:   Private, Company C, 3d Missouri Cavalry. Place and date: At Benton, Ark., 25 July 1864.

Entered service at:   Mt. Sterling, Brown County, Ill.

Birth:   Adams County, Ill.

Date of issue:   December 1864.

Citation:   Pursued and killed Confederate Brig. Gen. George M. Holt, Arkansas Militia, capturing his arms and horse.

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)