SMITH, ALONZO - Medal of Honor Recipient

Rank and organization:   Sergeant, Company C, 7th Michigan Infantry. Place and date: At Hatchers Run, Va., 27 October 1864.

Entered service at:   Jonesville, Mich. Born: 9 August 1842, Niagara County, N.Y.

Date of issue:   1 December 1864.

Citation:   Capture of flag of 26th North Carolina Infantry (C.S.A.), while outside his lines far from his comrades.

This data was extracted from the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, U.S. Senate, Medal of Honor Recipients: 1863-1973 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1973)