PICKLE, ALONZO H. - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Sergeant, Company B, 1st Battalion Minnesota Infantry.
Place and date:   At Deep Bottom, Va., 14 August 1864. Entered service at: Dover, Minn.

Birth:   Canada.

Date of issue:   12 June 1895.

Citation:   At the risk of his life, voluntarily went to the assistance of a wounded officer Iying close to the enemy's lines and, under fire carried him to a place of safety.

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)