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

Alfred Jacob Sellers

  • Rank: Major (Highest Rank: Brevet Colonel)
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    90th Pennsylvania Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: July 1, 1863
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Voluntarily led the regiment under a withering fire to a position from which the enemy was repulsed.
Medal of Honor Recipient Alfred J. Sellers
Medal of Honor Recipient Alfred J. Sellers
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: July 21, 1894
  • Born: March 2, 1836, Plumsteadville, Bucks County, PA, United States
  • Died: September 20, 1908, Philadelphia, PA, United States
  • Buried: Mount Vernon Cemetery (MH), Philadelphia, PA, United States

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