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Army Medal of Honor

Medal of Honor Citation

First Lieutenant

Albert E Fernald

Organization: Company F, 20th Maine Infantry

Entered Service: Winterport, Maine.

Birth: Winterport, Maine.

Date Medal Issued: 10 May 1865.

Date of Action: 1 April 1865.

Place of Action: Five Forks, Va.


During a rush at the enemy, Lt. Fernald seized, during a scuffle, the flag of the 9th Virginia Infantry (C.S.A.).


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