b. 10/03/1840 Oxford, England. d. 27/02/1921 Woodward, Oklahoma.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 17/06/1864 Petersburg, Virginia.
Served during the Civil War as Sergeant Major of the 3rd Maryland Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Petersburg, Virginia on June 17, 1864.
The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Sergeant Major George H. Plowman, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 17 June 1864, while serving with 3d Maryland Infantry, in action at Petersburg, Virginia. Sergeant Major Plowman recaptured the colors of the 2d Pennsylvania Provisional Artillery.
BURIAL LOCATION: ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY, ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA.
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