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HOOKER, GEORGE

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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.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army First Lieutenant (highest rank: Brevet Lieutenant Colonel U.S. Vols.) Company E, 4th Vermont Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

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Civil War 1862 Salem, Washington County, New York

Citation

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.