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George Green
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Born July 16, 1840
Elsham, Lincolnshire, England
Died February 10, 1898
Allegiance  United States of America
Service/branch  United States Army
Years of service 1861 - 1864
Rank Corporal
Unit Ohio Company H, 11th Ohio Volunteer Infantry Regiment
Battles/wars Battle of Chapin's Farm
American Civil War
Awards Medal of Honor ribbon.svg Medal of Honor

George Green (July 16, 1840 – February 10, 1898) was an American soldier who fought in the American Civil War. Green received his country's highest award for bravery during combat, the Medal of Honor. Green's medal was won for his actions in the Battle of Missionary Ridge, Chattanooga, Tennessee, on November 25, 1863. He was honored with the award on January 12, 1892.

Green was born in Elsham, Lincolnshire, England. He joined the US Army from Columbus, Ohio in April 1861, and mustered out with his regiment in June 1864. He was buried in Troy, Ohio.

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