Tag: Civil War

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Medal of Honor Alonzo H. Cushing

Alonzo H. Cushing

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Meet the first Medal of Honor recipient: Army Pvt. Jacob Parrott

ARMY PVT. JACOB PARROTT Parrott was born on July 17, 1843, in Fairfield County, Ohio. He enlisted in the Army as part of Company K, 33rd Ohio Voluntary Infantry, during the Civil War.