PITMAN, GEORGE J. - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Sergeant, Company C, 1st New York (Lincoln) Cavalry.
Place and date:   At Sailors Creek, Va., 6 April 1865.

Entered service at:   Philadelphia, Pa.

Birth:   Recklestown N.J.

Date of issue:   3 May 1865.

Citation:   Capture of flag of the Sumter Heavy Artillery (C.S.A.).

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)