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MEARS, GEORGE

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With five volunteers he gallantly charged on a number of the enemy's sharpshooters concealed in a log house, captured them, and brought them into the Union lines.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Sergeant Company A, 6th Pennsylvania Reserves

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1863 Bloomsburg, Columbia County, Pennsylvania

Citation

With five volunteers he gallantly charged on a number of the enemy's sharpshooters concealed in a log house, captured them, and brought them into the Union lines.