George C. Williams (1839 - 1926)

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Birthplace: England
Death: Died
Managed by: Marvin Caulk, (C)
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About George C. Williams

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Quartermaster Sergeant George C. Williams, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 27 June 1862, while serving with 1st Battalion, 14th U.S. Infantry, in action at Gaines Mill, Virginia. While on duty with the wagon train as Quartermaster Sergeant, George Williams voluntarily left his place of safety in the rear, joined a company, and fought with distinguished gallantry through the action.

General Orders: Date of Issue: August 28, 1897

Action Date: June 27, 1862

Service: Army

Rank: Quartermaster Sergeant

Company: 1st Battalion

Division: 14th U.S. Infantry


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December 9, 1839
November 14, 1926
Age 86
New London, New London, Connecticut, USA