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Alexander Elliott

Date of birth: 1831
Date of death: February 09, 1905
Burial location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Place of Birth: Pennsylvania, Beaver County
Home of record: North Sewickley Pennsylvania


Medal of Honor

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Awarded for actions during the Civil War

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Sergeant Alexander Elliott, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 5 April 1865, while serving with Company A, 1st Pennsylvania Cavalry, in action at Paines Crossroads, Virginia, for capture of flag.

General Orders: Date of Issue: May 3, 1865

Action Date: April 5, 1865

Service: Army

Rank: Sergeant

Company: Company A

Division: 1st Pennsylvania Cavalry