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George William Tyrrell
|Allegiance||United States of America|
||United States Army|
|Unit||Company H, 5th Ohio Infantry|
|Battles/wars||American Civil War|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
Tyrrell was born in Ireland and entered service in Hamilton County, Ohio. He was awarded the Medal of Honor, for extraordinary heroism shown on May 14, 1864, while serving as a Corporal with Company G, 5th New York Cavalry, at Battle of Resaca in Georgia. Tyrrell won his medal for capturing a Confederate battle flag. His Medal of Honor was issued on June 11, 1895.
It is not known when Tyrrell was born, when he died or where he was buried.
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