George McKee (1845 - 1892)

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Birthplace: County Galway, Ireland
Death: Died
Managed by: Marvin Caulk, (C)
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The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Color Sergeant George McKee, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 2 April 1865, while serving with Company D, 89th New York Infantry, in action at Petersburg, Virginia, for gallantry as Color Bearer in the assault on Fort Gregg.

General Orders: Date of Issue: May 12, 1865

Action Date: April 2, 1865

Service: Army

Rank: Color Sergeant

Company: Company D

Division: 89th New York Infantry

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County Galway, Ireland
July 8, 1892
Age 47
Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA