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HILTON, ALFRED

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When the regimental color bearer fell, this soldier seized the colors and carried it forward, together with the national standard, until disabled at the enemy's inner line.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Sergeant Company H, 4th U.S. Colored Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1864 Harford County, Maryland

Citation

When the regimental color bearer fell, this soldier seized the colors and carried it forward, together with the national standard, until disabled at the enemy's inner line.