Historical records matching Capt. George W. Biegler, Medal of Honor
About Capt. George W. Biegler, Medal of Honor
The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Captain (Infantry) George Wesley Biegler, United States Army, for most distinguished gallantry on 21 October 1900, while serving with 28th Infantry, U.S. Volunteers, in action at Loac, Luzon, Philippine Islands. With but 19 men Captain Biegler resisted and at close quarters defeated 300 of the enemy.
General Orders: Date of Issue: March 11, 1902
Action Date: 21-Oct-00
Regiment: 28th Infantry
Division: U.S. Volunteers