George Dallas Sidman
Corporal, United States Army
at Monroe, New York, November 24, 1844, he earned the Medal of Honor while
serving in the Civil War as Private, Company C, 16th Michigan Volunteer
Infantry at Gaines Mill, Virginia, June 27, 1862.
He died on February 3, 1920 and was buried in Section 3 of Arlington National Cemetery.
SIDMAN, GEORGE E.
Rank and organization: Private, Company C, 16th Michigan Infantry. Place and date: At Gaines Mill, Virginia, 27 June 1862. Entered service at: Owosso, Michigan. Born: 25 November 1844, Rochester, New York. Date of issue: 6 April 1892.
Distinguished bravery in battle. Rallied his comrades to charge vastly superior force until wounded in the hip. He was a 16-year-old drummer.
Photo Couresy of Russell C. Jacobs, August 2006
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