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George E. Ranney
Born (1839-06-13)June 13, 1839
Died November 10, 1915(1915-11-10) (aged 76)
Place of birth Batavia, New York
Place of burial Mount Hope Cemetery, Lansing, Michigan
Allegiance United States of America
Service/branch United States Army
Union Army
Rank Assistant Surgeon
Unit 2nd Michigan Volunteer Cavalry Regiment
Battles/wars Battle of Resaca
Awards Medal of Honor ribbon.svg Medal of Honor

George E. Ranney (June 13, 1839 - November 10, 1915) was an American assistant surgeon who received the Medal of Honor for valor for his service with the Union Army during the American Civil War.

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Ranney served in the American Civil War in the 2nd Michigan Volunteer Cavalry Regiment. He received the Medal of Honor on April 24, 1901 for his actions at the Battle of Resaca on May 14, 1864.

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At great personal risk, went to the aid of a wounded soldier, Pvt. Charles W. Baker, lying under heavy fire between the lines, and with the aid of an orderly carried him to a place of safety.[1]

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