Alphonso M. Lunt

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Alphonso Lunt
Alphonso Lunt, Medal of Honor recipient
Born (1837-09-06)September 6, 1837
Berwick, Maine
Died December 18, 1917(1917-12-18) (aged 80)
Place of burial Cambridge, Massachusetts
Allegiance United States of America
Service/branch United States Army
Union Army
Rank Sergeant
Unit Company F, 38th Massachusetts Infantry
Battles/wars American Civil War
Awards Medal of Honor

Alphonso Lunt (September 6, 1837 – December 18, 1917) was a sergeant in the Union Army and a Medal of Honor recipient for his actions at the First Battle of Lexington during the American Civil War.

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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.[1]

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 This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the United States Army Center of Military History.
  1. ^ ""ALPHONSO M. LUNT" entry". Medal of Honor recipients: American Civil War. United States Army Center of Military History. June 8, 2009. Archived from the original on 10 March 2008. Retrieved March 13, 2008. 

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