Private, United States Army
Private , U.S. Army
Home: Charleston, South Carolina
Company C, 12th Infantry
Date of Action: May 11, 1889
The Distinguished Service Cross is presented to George Arrington, Private , U.S. Army, for gallant and meritorious conduct while serving with a detachment escorting Major Joseph W. Wham, paymaster, U.S. Army, in an encounter with a band of robbers by whom the party was attacked between Forts Grant and Thomas, Arizona , May 11, 1889.
DSC issued in lieu of the Certificate of Merit
and the DSM under the provisions of the act of Congress approved March