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ROOSEVELT, GEORGE

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At Bull Run, Va., recaptured the colors, which had been seized by the enemy. At Gettysburg captured a Confederate color bearer and colors, in which effort he was severely wounded.

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Service

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U.S. Army First Sergeant (highest rank: Brevet Captain) Company K, 26th Pennsylvania Infantry

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Civil War 1862 Chester County, Pennsylvania

Citation

At Bull Run, Va., recaptured the colors, which had been seized by the enemy. At Gettysburg captured a Confederate color bearer and colors, in which effort he was severely wounded.