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 George W. Stewart

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George W. Stewart

Birth
Salem, Salem County, New Jersey, USA
Death 17 Nov 1911 (aged 72)
Merchantville, Camden County, New Jersey, USA
Burial Camden, Camden County, New Jersey, USA
Memorial ID 7197531 View Source
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Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served during the Civil War as a First Sergeant in Company E, 1st New Jersey Volunteer Cavalry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery on April 5, 1865 at Paines Crossroads, Virginia. His citation reads simply "Capture of flag". His Medal was awarded to him on May 3, 1865. He was one of twelve 1st New Jersey Cavalry soldiers who was awarded the Medal of Honor for bravery during the Civil War (the others being Sergeant James T. Clancy, Corporal William B. Hooper, Private Lewis Locke, Sergeant William Porter, Sergeant John C. Sagelhurst, Sergeant David Southard, Private Christian Streile, Sergeant Charles Titus, Sergeant Aaron Thompkins, Sergeant Charles E. Wilson, and Sergeant John Wilson).

Bio by: Don Morfe

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  • Originally Created by: Don Morfe
  • Added: 19 Feb 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial 7197531
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/7197531/george-w-stewart : accessed ), memorial page for George W. Stewart (25 Mar 1839–17 Nov 1911), Find a Grave Memorial ID 7197531, citing New Camden Cemetery, Camden, Camden County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Find a Grave .