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Scott, Alexander Jr.


Age: 18, credited to Burlington, VT
Unit(s): 10th VT INF
Service: enl 8/2/62, m/i 9/1/62, Pvt, Co. D, 10th VT INF, pr CPL 1/1/64, wdd, Cedar Creek, 10/19/64, m/o 6/22/65 (Medal of Honor)

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Birth: 08/19/1844, Montreal, Canada East
Death: 05/27/1923

Burial: Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA
Marker/Plot: 17/18563
Gravestone photographer: Courtesy of Arlington National Cemetery
Findagrave Memorial #: 8048


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 5/18/1866; widow Virginia, 6/9/1923, DC
Portrait?: Findagrave, History 10th Infantry
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: 10th Vt. History off-site


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This soldier was awarded the Medal of Honor

Alexander Scott

Rank and Organization: Corporal, Co. D, 10th Vermont Infantry.
Place and date: Monocacy, MD, 9 Jul 1864.
Entered service at: Winooski.
Born: 19 Aug 1844, Canada.
Died: 27 May 1923.
Buried: National Cemetery, Arlington, VA (Section 17, Grave 204772.)
Date of Issue: 28 Sep 1897.
Citation: Under a very heavy fire of the enemy saved the national flag of his regiment from capture.

NARA File Number: R&P 492840.


(Haynes' History
Tenth Infantry)