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CPT George Washington Brush
Birth: Oct. 4, 1842
West Hills
Suffolk County
New York, USA
Death: Nov. 18, 1927
Brooklyn
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor recipient. As an officer in the 34th United States Colored Infantry, he voluntarily commanded a boat crew that went to the rescue of a large number of union soldiers stranded on the steamer 'Boston' and succeeded in conveying them to shore while under heavy fire from a confederate battery. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for this action. (bio by: William Sweeney) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  John Rogers Brush (1801 - 1884)
  Elizabeth Carman Brush (1802 - 1885)
 
 Spouses:
  Maria Annette Bowers Brush (____ - 1926)*
  Alice Adeliza Bowers Brush (1844 - 1865)*
 
 Children:
  Herbert Bowers Brush (1873 - 1941)*
 
 Siblings:
  Samuel Brush (1825 - 1893)*
  Abner Brush (1828 - 1889)*
  Jesse Brush (1830 - 1916)*
  Mary Elizabeth Brush Price (1832 - 1874)*
  Margaret Brush (1834 - 1909)*
  Phebe Ann Brush Place (1837 - 1917)*
  George Washington Brush (1842 - 1927)
  Zophar Brush (1845 - 1898)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Huntington Rural Cemetery
Huntington
Suffolk County
New York, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: William Sweeney
Record added: Sep 21, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9485839
CPT George Washington Brush
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CPT George Washington Brush
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CPT George Washington Brush
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TO ALL WHO PASS THIS WAY, PLEASE TAKE NOTICE: that even though CPT George Washington Brush has passed away, now, he continues to watch over and protect the U.S.A. as a: "Member Of The Knight Shift"...Hoorah!!! R.I.P. USCT Trooper Brush.
- USCT Cemetery Mgr.
 Added: Apr. 28, 2017
Honoring your heroism and service for the preservation of the Union
- Wagon Master
 Added: Feb. 28, 2017
Thank you, sir for your gallant service to our country during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Nov. 18, 2016
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