|Rank and organization:||Sergeant, Company H, United States Cavalry|
|Places and dates:||Little Big Horn River, Montana, 25 June, 1876|
|Entered Service at:||San Francisco, California, 15 October, 1866|
|Date of issue:||5 October, 1878|
George Geiger, with his three companions, courageously held a position against fierce attacks from the Indians to secure the water for the command.
This exhibit was prepared by Seymour "Sy" Brody, of Delray Beach, Florida, editor of JWV's "The Jewish Veteran," and author of Jewish Heroes of America and its sequel, Jewish Heroes and Heroines of America, © 1996. The illustrations are by Art Seiden of Woodmere, New York, a professional artist with over 300 books to his credit.
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