Lt. George W. Hooker, Medal of Honor

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George White Hooker

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Salem, NY
Death: Died
Cause of death: heart disease
Place of Burial: Prospect Hill Cemetery, Brattleboro, VT
Immediate Family:

Son of Samuel S. Hooker and Esther Hooker
Husband of Mary "Minnie" Grace Hooker
Father of James Fisk Hooker

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About Lt. George W. Hooker, Medal of Honor

http://www.cmohs.org/recipient-detail/641/hooker-george-w.php

Citation

Rode alone, in advance of his regiment, into the enemy's lines, and before his own men came up received the surrender of the major of a Confederate regiment, together with the colors and 116 men.

Obituary: http://vermontcivilwar.org/museum/moh/bios.php?input=3069

He was the brother-in-law of financier James Fisk Jr, (his wife's family) and is buried in the Fisk family plot.

http://antietam.aotw.org/officers.php?officer_id=983

1880 US Census https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M8WJ-7XP

http://www.archive.org/stream/annalsofbrattleb00cabo/annalsofbrattleb00cabo_djvu.txt

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Lt. George W. Hooker, Medal of Honor's Timeline

1838
1838
Salem, NY
1873
1873
Age 35
New York City
1902
1902
Age 64
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Prospect Hill Cemetery, Brattleboro, VT