George H. Littlefield

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George H. Littlefield
Born (1842-05-02)May 2, 1842
Skowhegan, Maine
Died December 25, 1919(1919-12-25) (aged 77)
Allegiance United States of America
Service/branch United States Army
Union Army
Rank Corporal
Unit Company G, 1st Maine Veteran Infantry
Battles/wars American Civil War
Awards Medal of Honor

George H. Littlefield (May 2, 1842 – December 25, 1919) was a corporal in the Union Army and a Medal of Honor recipient for his actions in the American Civil War.

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Rank and organization: Corporal, Company G, 1st Maine Veteran Infantry. Place and date: At Fort Fisher, Va., March 25, 1865. Entered service at: Skowhegan, Maine. Birth: Skowhegan, Maine. Date of issue: June 22, 1885.


The color Corporal having been wounded, this soldier picked up the flag and bore it to the front, to the great encouragement of the charging column.

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