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George J. Shopp

9/8/1834 - 3/24/1924
Home Town: Berks County, PA
Rank: Private E-1
Military Branch: Army
Unit: Company E, 191st Pennsylvania Infantry
Conflict: American Civil War
Burial Site: Yuma Cemetary, Yuma Colorado
Medals: Medal of Honor

Civil War Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Private in the US Army in Company E, 191st Pennsylvania Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action at Five Forks, Virginia on April 1, 1865. His citation reads "Capture of flag."

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