The President of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
MATHEWS, GEORGE W.
Rank and Organization: Assistant Surgeon, 36th
Infantry, U.S. Volunteers. Place and Date: Near Labo, Luzon, Philippine Islands, 29
October 1899. Entered Service At: Worcester, Mass. Birth: Worcester, Mass. Date
of Issue: 14 March 1902.
While in attendance upon the wounded and under a
severe fire from the enemy, seized a carbine and beat off an attack upon wounded officers
and men under his charge.
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