About George W. Stewart
The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to First Sergeant George W. Stewart, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 5 April 1865, while serving with Company E, 1st New Jersey Cavalry, in action at Paines Crossroads, Virginia, for capture of flag.
General Orders: Date of Issue: May 3, 1865
Action Date: April 5, 1865
Rank: First Sergeant
Company: Company E
Division: 1st New Jersey Cavalry