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MATHEWS, GEORGE

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While in attendance upon the wounded and under a severe fire from the enemy, seized a carbine and beat off an attack upon wounded officers and men under his charge.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Captain Assistant Surgeon (highest rank: Major Surgeon) 36th Infantry, U.S. Volunteers

Conflict

Year of honor

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Philippine Insurrections 1899 Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts

Citation

While in attendance upon the wounded and under a severe fire from the enemy, seized a carbine and beat off an attack upon wounded officers and men under his charge.