DORE, GEORGE H. - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Sergeant, Company D, 126th New York Infantry.
Place and date:   At Gettysburg, Pa., 3 July 1863.

Entered service at:   ?.

Birth:   England.

Date of issue:   1 December 1864.

Citation:   The colors being struck down by a shell as the enemy were charging, this soldier rushed out and seized it, exposing himself to the fire of both sides.

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)