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Alonzo Cushing

Alonzo Cushing

Alonzo Hereford Cushing earned the Medal of Honor fighting against Confederate soldiers during Pickett’s Charge at the Battle of Gettysburg.
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Born in 1841, Alonzo Hereford Cushing was raised in Fredonia, NY and graduated from West Point in 1861. He would go on to fight in some of the bloodiest battles of the Civil War against the Confederates. Cushing’s valiant actions would help to turn the tide during Pickett’s Charge in the Battle of Gettysburg, and eventually earn him the Medal of Honor.
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Erscheinungs­datum: 28.11.2022, 11:00:00


Ken Harbaugh tells the stories of service members who have distinguished themselves through an act of valor. These stories from the Civil War to present day include recipients who were originally overlooked for the medal as well as those who were celebrated at the time.This podcast is made in partnership with The National Medal of Honor Museum.


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