George H. Littlefield

George H. Littlefield (May 2, 1842 – December 25, 1919) was a corporal in the Union Army and a Medal of Honor recipient for his actions in the American Civil War.

George H. Littlefield
Born(1842-05-02)May 2, 1842
Skowhegan, Maine
DiedDecember 25, 1919(1919-12-25) (aged 77)
AllegianceUnited States of America
Union
Service/branchUnited States Army
Union Army
RankCorporal
UnitMaine Company G, 1st Maine Veteran Infantry
Battles/warsAmerican Civil War
AwardsMedal of Honor

Medal of Honor citationEdit

Rank and organization: Corporal, Company G, 1st Maine Veteran Infantry. Place and date: At Fort Fisher, Va., March 25, 1865. Entered service at: Skowhegan, Maine. Birth: Skowhegan, Maine. Date of issue: June 22, 1885.

Citation:

The color Corporal having been wounded, this soldier picked up the flag and bore it to the front, to the great encouragement of the charging column.

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ReferencesEdit

  This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the United States Army Center of Military History.
  • ""GEORGE H. LITTLEFIELD" entry". Medal of Honor recipients: American Civil War. United States Army Center of Military History. June 8, 2009. Retrieved 2008-03-13.

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