Illustration by Art Seiden

Florida Atlantic University Libraries

Jewish Recipients of the Congressional Medal of Honor:

A Judaica Collection Exhibit


Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient

GEORGE GEIGER

INDIAN WARS

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
Birth: Cincinnati, Ohio
Date of issue: 5 October, 1878


CITATION

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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