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Alfred L. Pearson

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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.
US Army Medal of Honor, 1865

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