Coinciding with Veterans Day, this month also marks the th anniversary of the Marine Corps.
Cushing for conspicuous gallantry. First Lieutenant Alonzo H. As the Confederate Forces advanced, he manned the only remaining, and serviceable, field piece in his battery. During the advance, he was wounded in the abdomen as well as in the right shoulder.
Refusing to evacuate to the rear despite his severe wounds, he directed the operation of his lone field piece continuing to fire. With the Confederate Forces within yards of his position, Cushing was shot and killed during this heroic stand.
His actions made it possible for the Union Army to successfully repulse the assault. The Medal of Honor is awarded to members of the Armed Forces who distinguish themselves conspicuously by gallantry above and beyond the call of duty while: The meritorious conduct must involve great personal bravery or self-sacrifice so conspicuous as to clearly distinguish the individual above his or her comrades and must have involved risk of life.
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