Congressional Medal of Honor Society

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U.S. Civil War - U.S. Army

Albert Power

  • Rank: Private (Highest Rank: First Sergeant)
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company A,
    3d Iowa Cavalry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: March 7, 1862
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Pea Ridge, Arkansas, USA
Under a heavy fire and at great personal risk went to the aid of a dismounted comrade who was surrounded by the enemy, took him up on his own horse, and carried him to a place of safety.
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Bloomfield, Davis County, Iowa
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: March 6, 1899
  • Born: June 18, 1842, Liberty, Guernsey County, OH, United States
  • Died: April 26, 1923, Bloomfield, IA, United States
  • Buried: I.O.O.F. Cemetery (PM) , Bloomfield, IA, United States
  • Location of Medal: Davis County Historical Society, Bloomfield, IA

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