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SGT Alfred B. Hilton

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SGT Alfred B. Hilton

  • Birth 1842 Harford County, Maryland, USA
  • Death 21 Oct 1864 Fort Monroe, Hampton City, Virginia, USA
  • Burial Hampton, Hampton City, Virginia, USA
  • Plot Section E-1231
  • Memorial ID 7895145

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He was killed in action. He served as a Sergeant in the Union Army in Company H, 4th US Colored Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on September 29, 1864 at Chapin's Farm, Virginia. His citation reads "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."

Bio by: Don Morfe


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Don Morfe
  • Added: 24 Sep 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7895145
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for SGT Alfred B. Hilton (1842–21 Oct 1864), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7895145, citing Hampton National Cemetery, Hampton, Hampton City, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .