First Lt. Alonzo H. Cushing: Civil War Soldier Receives Medal of Honor

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“As I love the name of honour more than I fear death.”
~William Shakespeare


Yesterday First Lt. Alonzo H. Cushing was awarded the Medal of Honor, the country’s highest military decoration, to recognize the heroism of the Union Army officer who was killed during the Battle of Gettysburg in 1863. Continue reading