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Aaron Steven Lanfare
September 9, 1824|
|Died||August 19, 1875
|Place of burial|
|Allegiance||United States of America
||United States Army
|Years of service||1861 - 1865|
|Unit||Company B, 1st Regiment Connecticut Volunteer Cavalry|
|Battles/wars||American Civil War|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
A pre-war merchant sailor, Lanfare enlisted in the 1st Connecticut Cavalry from Branford, Connecticut in November 1861, and was mustered out in August 1865. After his military service he returned to serve in the merchant marine, until his ship was lost in the West Indies.
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