SCHNEIDER, GEORGE - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Sergeant, Company A, 3d Maryland Veteran Infantry.
Place and date:   At Petersburg, Va., 30 July 1864.

Entered service at:   ?.

Birth:   Baltimore, Md.

Date of issue:   27 July 1896.

Citation:   After the color sergeant had been shot down, seized the colors and planted them on the enemy's works during the charge.

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)