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BURNETT, GEORGE

burnett george

Saved the life of a dismounted soldier, who was in imminent danger of being cut off, by alone galloping quickly to his assistance under heavy fire and escorting him to a place of safety, his horse being twice shot in this action.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Second Lieutenant (highest rank: First Lieutenant) 9th U.S. Cavalry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Indian Campaigns 1881 Lower Providence Township, Pennsylvania

Citation

Saved the life of a dismounted soldier, who was in imminent danger of being cut off, by alone galloping quickly to his assistance under heavy fire and escorting him to a place of safety, his horse being twice shot in this action.