MINDIL, GEORGE W. - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Captain, Company I, 61st Pennsylvania Infantry.
Place and date:   At Williamsburg, Va., 5 May 1862.

Entered service at:   Philadelphia, Pa.

Birth:   Germany.

Date of issue:   25 October 1893.

Citation:   As aide_de_camp led the charge with a part of a regiment, pierced the enemy's center, silenced some of his artillery, and, getting in his rear, caused him to abandon his position.

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)