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George W. McWilliams
Birth: Sep. 26, 1842
Waterford
Erie County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Aug. 11, 1900
Ida Grove
Ida County
Iowa, USA

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He was awarded the CMOH for is bravery in action as a Landsman, U.S. Navy, during the period December 1864 to February 1865. His citation reads: "Served on board the U.S.S. Pontoosuc during the capture of Fort Fisher and Wilmington, 24 December 1864 to 22 February 1865. Carrying out his duties faithfully throughout this period, McWilliams was so severely wounded in the assault upon Fort Fisher that he was sent to the hospital at Portsmouth, Va. McWilliams was recommended for his gallantry, skill and coolness in action while under the fire of the enemy." 
 
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  Jennie H. McWilliams (1849 - 1927)*
 
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Burial:
Ida Grove Cemetery
Ida Grove
Ida County
Iowa, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Kent Kooi
Record added: Jul 06, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7658367
George W. McWilliams
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George W. McWilliams
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George W. McWilliams
Added by: Kent Kooi
 
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