of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
HILTON, ALFRED B.
Rank and Organization: Sergeant, Company H, 4th U.S. Colored Troops. Place
and Date: At Chapins Farm, Va., 29 September 1864. Birth: Harford County, Md. Date
of Issue: 6 April 1865.
When the regimental color bearer fell, this soldier seized the color and carried it
forward, together with the national standard, until disabled at the enemy's inner line.
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