Alason/Alanson Pitts Webber

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Alason/Alanson Pitts Webber

Birthdate: (74)
Birthplace: Greene, New York, United States
Death: July 27, 1902 (74)
Place of Burial: Camp Grove, Marshall, Illinois, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Robert Webber and Harriet Webber
Husband of Marion J. Webber
Father of Robert C. Webber; Orie Kelley; Newton J. Webber; Myranda C. Doyle; Myra A. Webber and 1 other

Managed by: Shirley Marie Caulk
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About Alason/Alanson Pitts Webber

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Musician Alason P. Webber, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 27 June 1864, while serving with 86th Illinois Infantry, in action at Kenesaw Mountain, Georgia. Musician Webber voluntarily joined in a charge against the enemy, which was repulsed, and by his rapid firing in the face of the enemy enabled many of the wounded to return to the Federal lines; with others, held the advance of the enemy while temporary works were being constructed.

General Orders: Date of Issue: June 22, 1896

Action Date: June 27, 1864

Service: Army

Rank: Musician

Division: 86th Illinois Infantry

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Alason/Alanson Pitts Webber's Timeline

March 16, 1828
Greene, New York, United States
March 1851
Age 22
Age 24
Age 27
Age 32
September 23, 1866
Age 38
Age 42
July 27, 1902
Age 74
Camp Grove, Marshall, Illinois, United States