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George W. Lucas
Born 1845
Died May 17, 1921 (aged 75–76)
Place of birth Adams County, Illinois
Place of burial Mounds Cemetery, Timewell, Brown County, Illinois
Allegiance United States of America
Union
Service/branch United States Army
Union Army
Rank Private
Unit Company C, 3d Missouri Cavalry
Battles/wars American Civil War
Awards Medal of Honor

George Washington Lucas (1845 – May 17, 1921) was an American soldier, who was a Private in the Union Army and a Medal of Honor recipient for his actions in the American Civil War.

Medal of Honor citationEdit

Rank and organization: Private, Company C, 3d Missouri Cavalry. Place and date: At Benton, Ark., July 25, 1864. Entered service at: Mt. Sterling, Brown County, Ill. Birth: Adams County, Ill. Date of issue: December 1864.

Citation:

Pursued and killed Confederate Brig. Gen. George M. Holt, Arkansas Militia, capturing his arms and horse.

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