SCHMAL, GEORGE W. - Medal of Honor Recipient

Rank and organization:   Blacksmith, Company M, 24th New York Cavalry.
Place and date:   At Paines Crossroads, Va., 5 April 1865. Entered service at: Buffalo, N.Y.

Birth:   Germany.

Date of issue:   3 May 1865.

Citation:   Capture of flag.

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)