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

Alonzo Smith

  • Rank: Sergeant (Highest Rank: First Lieutenant)
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company C,
    7th Michigan Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: October 27, 1864
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Hatcher's Run, Virginia, USA
Capture of flag of 26th North Carolina Infantry (C.S.A.), while outside his lines far from his comrades.
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Jonesville, Hillsdale County, Michigan
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: December 1, 1864
  • Born: August 9, 1842, Niagara County, NY, United States
  • Died: January 17, 1927, Buffalo, NY, United States
  • Buried: St. Stephen's RC Cemetery (MH), Middleport, NY, United States

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