of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
HEALEY, GEORGE W.
Rank and Organization: Private, Company E, 5th Iowa Cavalry. Place and Date:
At Newnan, Ga., 29 July 1864. Entered Service At: Dubuque, Iowa. Birth:
Dubuque, Iowa. Date of Issue: 13 January 1899.
When nearly surrounded by the enemy, captured a Confederate soldier, and with the aid
of a comrade who joined him later, captured 4 other Confederate soldiers, disarmed the 5
prisoners, and brought them all into the Union lines.
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