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

Alexander Stewart Webb

  • Rank: Brigadier General (Highest Rank: Major General U.S.A.)
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    U.S. Volunteers
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: July 3, 1863
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Distinguished personal gallantry in leading his men forward at a critical period in the contest.
Medal of Honor Recipient Alexander S. Webb
Medal of Honor Recipient Alexander S. Webb
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: New York, New York
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: September 28, 1891
  • Born: February 15, 1835, New York, NY, United States
  • Died: February 12, 1911, Riverdale, NY, United States
  • Buried: U.S. Military Academy Cemetery (M-18), West Point, NY, United States
  • Location of Medal: West Point Museum (1904 design), West Point, NY

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