The President of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
SHIELS, GEORGE F.
Rank and Organization: Surgeon, U.S.
Volunteers. Place and Date: At Tuliahan River, Philippine Islands, 25 March 1899. Entered
Service At: California. Birth: California. Date of Issue: 22 November
Voluntarily exposed himself to the fire of the enemy
and went with 4 men to the relief of 2 native Filipinos lying wounded about 150 yards in
front of the lines and personally carried one of them to a place of safety.
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