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Alonzo Woodruff

Birthdate: (77)
Birthplace: Ionia, Michigan, USA
Death: February 10, 1917 (77)
Place of Burial: Luther, Lake, Michigan, USA
Managed by: Shirley Marie Caulk
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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

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Alonzo Woodruff's Timeline

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