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SIDMAN, GEORGE

sidman george

Distinguished bravery in battle. Rallied his comrades to charge vastly superior force until wounded in the hip. He was a 16-year old drummer.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Private (highest rank: Corporal) Company C, 16th Michigan Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1862 Rochester, Monroe County, New York

Citation

Distinguished bravery in battle. Rallied his comrades to charge vastly superior force until wounded in the hip. He was a 16-year old drummer.