WELCH, GEORGE W. - Medal of Honor Recipient

Rank and organization:   Private, Company A, 11th Missouri Infantry. Place and date: At Nashville, Tenn., 16 December 1864.

Entered service at:   Keokuk, Lee County, lowa.

Birth:   Brown County, lowa.

Date of issue:   24 February 1965

Citation:   Captured the flag of the 13th Alabama Infantry (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)