Medal of Honor Recipient
GEORGE W. ROOSEVELT
First Sergeant, Company K, 26th Pennsylvania Infantry. Entered service at: Chester Pa. Birth: Chester, Pa.
Citation: At Bull Run, Va., 30 August 1862. Recaptured the colors, which had been seized by the enemy.At Gettysburg, Pa., 2 July 1863. Captured a Confederate color bearer and color, in which effort he was severely wounded.
Date of issue: 2 July 1887.
Source: The U.S. Army Center of Military History.
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