Historical records matching Lt. George W. Hooker, Medal of Honor
About Lt. George W. Hooker, Medal of Honor
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.
He was the brother-in-law of financier James Fisk Jr, (his wife's family) and is buried in the Fisk family plot.
1880 US Census https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M8WJ-7XP