RANNEY, GEORGE E. - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Assistant Surgeon, 2d Michigan Cavalry. Place and date: At Resaca, Ga., 14 May 1864.

Entered service at:   Detroit, Mich. Born: 13 June 1839, Batavia, N.Y.

Date of issue:   24 April 1901.

Citation:   At great personal risk, went to the aid of a wounded soldier, Pvt. Charles W. Baker, lying under heavy fire between the lines, and with the aid of an orderly carried him to a place of safety.

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)