Alphonso M. Lunt
Alphonso Lunt, Medal of Honor recipient
September 6, 1837|
|Died||December 18, 1917(aged 80)|
|Place of burial||Cambridge, Massachusetts|
|Allegiance||United States of America
|Service/branch||United States Army
|Unit||Company F, 38th Massachusetts Infantry|
|Battles/wars||American Civil War|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
Medal of Honor citation
Rank and organization: Sergeant, Company F, 38th Massachusetts Infantry. Place and date: At Opequon Creek, Virginia, September 19, 1864. Entered service at: Cambridge, Massachusetts. Birth: Berwick, Maine. Date of issue: May 10, 1894.
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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