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SHIELS, GEORGE

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Voluntarily exposed himself to the fire of the enemy and went with four men to the relief of two native Filipinos lying wounded about 150 yards in front of the lines and personally carried one of them to a place of safety.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Major Surgeon U.S. Volunteers

Conflict

Year of honor

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Philippine Insurrections 1899 California

Citation

Voluntarily exposed himself to the fire of the enemy and went with four men to the relief of two native Filipinos lying wounded about 150 yards in front of the lines and personally carried one of them to a place of safety.