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

Alonzo H Pickle

  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company B,
    1st Battlion Minnesota Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: August 14, 1864
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Deep Bottom, Virginia, USA
At the risk of his life, voluntarily went to the assistance of a wounded officer lying close to the enemy's lines and, under fire, carried him to a place of safety.
Medal of Honor Recipient Alonzo H. Pickle
Medal of Honor Recipient Alonzo H. Pickle
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Dover, Olmsted County, Minnesota
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: June 12, 1895
  • Born: July 2, 1843, Canada
  • Died: May 24, 1925
  • Buried: Home Cemetery (MH) (8-459), Sleepy Eye, MN, United States

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