LITTLEFIELD, GEORGE H. - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Corporal, Company G, 1st Maine Veteran Infantry.
Place and date:   At Fort Fisher, Va., 25 March 1865.

Entered service at:   Skowhegan, Maine.

Birth:   Skowhegan, Maine.

Date of issue:   22 June 1885.

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

This data was extracted from the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, U.S. Senate, Medal of Honor Recipients: 1863-1973 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1973)