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Alonzo Smith
Born (1842-08-09)August 9, 1842
Died January 17, 1927(1927-01-17) (aged 84)
Place of birth Niagara County, New York
Place of burial Saint Stephens Cemetery, Middleport, New York
Allegiance United States of America
Service/branch United States Army
Union Army
Rank Sergeant
Unit 7th Michigan Volunteer Infantry Regiment
Battles/wars Battle of Boydton Plank Road
Awards Medal of Honor ribbon.svg Medal of Honor

Alonzo Smith (August 9, 1842 - January 17, 1927) was an American soldier who fought for the Union Army during the American Civil War. He received the Medal of Honor for valor.

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Smith served in the American Civil War in the 7th Michigan Volunteer Infantry Regiment. He received the Medal of Honor on December 1, 1864 for his actions at the Battle of Boydton Plank Road on October 27, 1864.

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Capture of flag of 26th North Carolina Infantry (C.S.A.), while outside his lines far from his comrades.[1]

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