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CMOHS.org - Colonel PEARSON, ALFRED L., U.S. Army

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PEARSON, ALFRED L.

Rank: Colonel
Organization: U.S. Army
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Division: 155th Pennsylvania Infantry
Born: Pittsburgh, Pa.
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Pittsburgh, Pa.
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Place / Date: At Lewis' Farm, Va., 29 March 1865
 
 


PEARSON, ALFRED L. Photo
 
Citation

Seeing a brigade forced back by the enemy, he seized his regimental color, called on his men to follow him, and advanced upon the enemy under a severe fire. The whole brigade took up the advance, the lost ground was regained, and the enemy was repulsed.