ROOSEVELT, GEORGE W. - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   First Sergeant, Company K. 26th Pennsylvania Infantry.
Place and date:   At Bull Run, Va., 30 August 1862. At Gettysburg, Pa., 2 July 1863.

Entered service at:   Chester Pa.

Birth:   Chester, Pa. Date of issue: 2 July 1887.

Citation:   At Bull Run, Va., recaptured the colors, which had been seized by the enemy. At Gettysburg captured a Confederate color bearer and color, in which effort he was severely wounded.

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)