Is your surname Woodruff?

Research the Woodruff family

Alonzo Woodruff's Geni Profile

Share your family tree and photos with the people you know and love

  • Build your family tree online
  • Share photos and videos
  • Smart Matching™ technology
  • Free!


Alonzo Woodruff

Birthplace: Ionia, Michigan, USA
Death: Died
Place of Burial: Luther, Lake, Michigan, USA
Managed by: Marvin Caulk, (C)
Last Updated:

About Alonzo Woodruff

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Sergeant Alonzo Woodruff, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 27 October 1864, while serving with Company I, 1st U.S. Sharpshooters, in action at Hatcher's Run, Virginia. Sergeant Woodruff went to the assistance of a wounded and overpowered comrade, and in a hand-to-hand encounter effected his rescue.

General Orders: Date of Issue: January 29, 1896

Action Date: October 27, 1864

Service: Army

Rank: Sergeant

Company: Company I

Division: 1st U.S. Sharpshooters

view all

Alonzo Woodruff's Timeline

March 31, 1839
Ionia, Michigan, USA
February 10, 1917
Age 77
Luther, Lake, Michigan, USA