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LUNT, ALPHONSO

lunt alphonso m

Carried his flag to the most advanced position where, left almost alone close to the enemy's lines, he refused their demand to surrender, withdrew at great personal peril, and saved his flag.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Sergeant Company F, 38th Massachusetts Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1864 Berwick, York County, Maine

Citation

Carried his flag to the most advanced position where, left almost alone close to the enemy's lines, he refused their demand to surrender, withdrew at great personal peril, and saved his flag.