Tag: Pearson (Alfred L.)

  • General Alfred L. Pearson Monument, Allegheny Cemetery

    General Alfred L. Pearson

    Died January 6, 1903

    Prominent in Civil and Military Life

    Took active part in 28 great battles and many skirmishes during the War of the Rebellion, including Antietam, Fredericksburg, Peebles Farm, Gettysburg, Wilderness, and Appomattox. Brevetted a major general at 27 years of age, and awarded a medal of honor by Congress for conspicuous bravery.

    A worthy friend or foe.