Alexander Scott
Corporal, United States Army
He was awarded the Medal of Honor on September 28, 1897 for services during the Civil War, while serving a Corporal, Company D, 10th Vermont Volunteer Infantry at Monocacy, Maryland, on July 9, 1864.

He was born in Canada on August 19, 1844 and died on May 27, 1923. He is buried in Section 17 of Arlington National Cemetery.


Rank and organization: Corporal, Company D, 10th Vermont Infantry. Place and date: At Monocacy, Maryland, 9 July 1864. Entered service at: Winooski, Vermont. Birth: Canada. Date of issue: 28 September 1897.


Under a very heavy fire of the enemy saved the national flag of his regiment from capture.

Alexander Scott Gravesite PHOTO

Alexander Scott Gravesite PHOTO
Photos By Michael Robert Patterson, 1999

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