|George L. Banks|
|Born||October 13, 1839|
|Died||August 20, 1924(aged 84)|
|Place of birth||Lake County, Ohio|
|Allegiance||United States of America|
United States Army|
|Unit||15th Indiana Infantry|
|Battles/wars||Battle of Missionary Ridge|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
Medal of Honor citationEdit
As color bearer, led his regiment in the assault, and, though wounded, carried the nag forward to the enemy's works, where he was again wounded. In a brigade of 8 regiments this flag was the first planted on the parapet.
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