[ Medal of Honor Citation ]
Alfred L. Pearson[more about him]
Organization: 155th Pennsylvania Infantry
Entered Service: Pittsburgh, Pa
Birth: Pittsburgh, Pa.
Date Medal Issued: 17 September 1897
Date of Action: 29 March 1865
Place of Action: Lewis' Farm, Va.
Seeing a brigade forced back by the enemy, he seized his regimental color, called on his men to follow him, and advanced upon the enemy under a severe fire. The whole brigade took up the advance, the lost ground was regained, and the enemy was repulsed.
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