Sgt. George Dore, Medal of Honor

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George H Dore

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Birthplace: England, United Kingdom
Death: Died in New York, New York, United States
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Son of James? Dore
Father of Charlotte Dore

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About Sgt. George Dore, Medal of Honor

Citation

The colors being struck down by a shell as the enemy were charging, this soldier rushed out and seized it, exposing himself to the fire of both sides.

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http://www.homeofheroes.com/gravesites/states/pages_af/dore_george_ny.html

Sergeant George Dore was one of 63 men who was awarded the Medal of Honor for heroism in the battle at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 1 - 3, 1863. On the last day of that battle Sergeant Dore's regiment was advancing across the field in the assault later called Hancock's countercharge. An enemy artillery round struck down the colors of the 126th New York Infantry, and Sergeant Dore courageously ignored fire from both sides to rush forward, seize the flag, and then carry them throughout the rest of the attack.

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Sgt. George Dore, Medal of Honor's Timeline

1845
1845
England, United Kingdom
1873
1873
Age 28
1927
1927
Age 82
New York, New York, United States