Milwaukee County War Memorial

Remembering Wisconsin’s Fallen: First Lt. Alonzo H. Cushing

The WMC honors First Lt. Alonzo H. Cushing, who was killed on July 3, 1863 during the Battle of Gettysburg. He was given a posthumous brevet promotion to Lt. Colonel and received the Medal of Honor, 147 years after his death, on Nov. 6, 2014.

To learn more about Lt. Cushing’s background and remarkable valor during Pickett’s Charge, visit the U.S. Army Web site.

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