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CMOHS.org - Sergeant LUNT, ALPHONSO M., U.S. Army

Recipient Detail

 

LUNT, ALPHONSO M.

Rank: Sergeant
Organization: U.S. Army
Company: Company F
Division: 38th Massachusetts Infantry
Born: Berwick, Maine
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Cambridge, Mass.
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Place / Date: At Opequan Creek, Va., 19 September 1864
 
 


LUNT, ALPHONSO M. Photo
 
Citation

Carried his flag to the most advanced position where, left almost alone close to the enemy's lines he refused their demand to surrender, withdrew at great personal peril, and saved his flag.