of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
MEARS, GEORGE W.
Rank and Organization: Sergeant, Company A, 6th Pennsylvania Reserves. Place
and Date: At Gettysburg, Pa., 2 July 1863. Entered Service At: Bloomsburgh, Pa.
Birth: Bloomsburgh, Pa. Date Of Issue: 16 February 1897.
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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