Alexander A. Forman

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Alexander A. Forman
Born (1843-01-14)January 14, 1843
Scipio Township, Michigan
Died March 3, 1922(1922-03-03) (aged 79)
Brooklyn, New York
Buried at Cypress Hills Cemetery
Allegiance  United States of America
Service/branch  United States Army
Rank Corporal
Unit Michigan Company E, 7th Michigan Infantry
Battles/wars Battle of Seven Pines
Awards Medal of Honor

Corporal Alexander A. Forman (January 14, 1843 to March 3, 1922) was an American soldier who fought in the American Civil War. Forman received the country's highest award for bravery during combat, the Medal of Honor, for his action during the Battle of Seven Pines in Virginia on 31 May 1862. He was honored with the award on 17 August 1895.[1][2]

Biography[edit]

Forman was born in Scipio Township, Michigan on January 14, 1843. He enlisted into the 7th Michigan Infantry. He died on March 3, 1922 and his remains are interred at the Cypress Hills Cemetery in Brooklyn, New York.

Medal of Honor citation[edit]

Although wounded, he continued fighting until, fainting from loss of blood, he was carried off the field.[1][2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Civil War (A-L) Medal of Honor Recipients". Retrieved 24 November 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Alexander A. Forman". Retrieved 24 November 2013.