MITCHELL, ALEXANDER H. - Medal of Honor Recipient

Rank and organization:   First Lieutenant, Company A, 105th Pennsylvania Infantry.
Place and date:   At Spotsylvania, Va., 12 May 1864. Entered service at: Hamilton, Pa.

Birth:   Perrysville, Pa.

Date of issue:   27 March 1890.

Citation:   Capture of flag of 18th North Carolina Infantry (C.S.A.), in a personal encounter with the color bearer.

This data was extracted from the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, U.S. Senate, Medal of Honor Recipients: 1863-1973 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1973)