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George William Sweet
Birth: Nov. 26, 1871
Harford
Cortland County
New York, USA
Death: May 22, 1952
Cottage Grove
Lane County
Oregon, USA

Decorated hero of Spanish American War--Purple Heart, Silver Star, Phillipine Congressional Medal (rescued 25 men who were surrounded)

Info from US Veteran's Affairs
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Lived in Cottage Grove, Oregon for 32 years

Member of the Cottage Grove Odd Fellow and Rebekah Lodges, the United Spanish American War Veterans, the Order of the Purple Heart, 33rd Volunteer Infantry association. He was a holder of the Philippine Congressional Medal and national aide-de-camp of USWV
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From military discharge papers:
Battles, engagements, skirmishes, expeditions: San Fabian 11/7/1899, San Jacinto 11/11/1899, Tangadan Mts 12/4/1899, skirmishes Augo 11/16/1899, San Jose 12/7/1899, attack on Bangued 6/26/19006/26/1900, 10/6/1900, Expds relief of Am prisoners from 12/9/1899 to 1/5/1900 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Lucius Calvin Sweet (1842 - 1915)
  Estella Lavanchie Caten Sweet (1854 - 1926)
 
 Spouses:
  Abigail Florence Cass McLachlan (1872 - 1944)*
  Minnie Isabell McKibben Sweet (1883 - 1949)*
 
 Children:
  Raymond Daniel Sweet (1895 - 1988)*
 
 Siblings:
  George William Sweet (1871 - 1952)
  Sylvester Hugh Sweet (1877 - 1960)*
  Earl Frank Sweet (1884 - 1973)*
  Estella Mae Sweet Pearson (1894 - 1964)*
  Esther Sweet (1897 - 1897)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Willamette National Cemetery
Portland
Multnomah County
Oregon, USA
Plot: K, 2780
 
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Record added: Mar 04, 2000
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