STOKES, GEORGE - Medal of Honor Recipient

Rank and organization:   Private, Company C, 122d Illinois Infantry. Place and date: At Nashville, Tenn., 16 December 1864.

Entered service at:   Jerseyville, Ill. Birth. England.

Date of issue:   24 February 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)