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

Alexander A Forman

  • Rank: Corporal
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    7th Michigan Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: May 31, 1862
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Fair Oaks, Virginia, USA
Although wounded, he continued fighting until, fainting from loss of blood, he was carried off the field.
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Jonesville, Hillsdale County, Michigan
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: August 17, 1895
  • Born: January 14, 1843, Scipio Township, Hillsdale County, MI, United States
  • Died: March 3, 1922
  • Buried: Cypress Hills Cemetery (Private) (14-1414), Brooklyn, NY, United States

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