About George Huber Wheeler
The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Shipfitter First Class George Huber Wheeler, United States Navy, for bravery and extraordinary heroism displayed by him during a conflagration in Coquimbo, Chile, 20 January 1909.
General Orders: War Department, General Orders No. 18 (March 19, 1909)
Action Date: 20-Jan-09
Rank: Shipfitter First Class