About George William Tyrell
The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Corporal George William Tyrell, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 14 May 1864, while serving with Company H, 5th Ohio Infantry, in action at Resaca, Georgia, for capture of flag.
General Orders: Date of Issue: April 7, 1865
Action Date: May 14, 1864
Company: Company H
Division: 5th Ohio Infantry