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George William Baird
Birth: Dec. 13, 1839
Milford
New Haven County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Nov. 28, 1906
Asheville
Buncombe County
North Carolina, USA

Indian Wars Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Rose from the rank of private to Brigadier General. He was presented the Medal of Honor in 1894 for his actions at Bear Paw Mountain, Montana on September 30, 1877 against Chief Joseph and the Nez Perce. His MOH citation reads, "Most distinguished gallantry in action with Nez Perce Indians." He was at the time a 1st Leutenant with the 5th Infantry. (bio by: Don Connelly) 
 
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 Parents:
  Jonah Newton Beard (1797 - 1853)
  Minerva Gunn Beard (1799 - 1882)
 
Burial:
Milford Cemetery
Milford
New Haven County
Connecticut, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Don Connelly
Record added: May 05, 2002
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George William Baird
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George William Baird
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George William Baird
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