Private Alonzo Smith, Company C, 7th Michigan Infantry was wounded at Antietam on 17 September 1862 and again at Gettysburg in July 1863, by then a Corporal. He was later awarded the Medal of Honor for capturing a Confederate battle flag in action at Hatcher’s Run, VA on 27 October 1864. Soon afterward he was promoted to First Sergeant, then commissioned First Lieutenant, and he mustered out in July 1865.

He’s seen here on a page from Beyer & Keydel’s Deeds of Valor: How America’s Heroes Won the Medal of Honor (1901).

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