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Adelbert N. Everson
Born (1841-04-12)April 12, 1841
Cicero, New York
Died July 23, 1913(1913-07-23) (aged 72)
Brewerton, New York
Riverside Cemetery, Brewerton, New York
Allegiance United States of America
Service/branch United States Army
Union Army
Rank Private
Unit New York Company D, 185th New York Infantry
Battles/wars Battle of Five Forks
Awards Medal of Honor

Adelbert N. Everson (April 12, 1841 – July 23, 1913) was an American soldier who fought in the American Civil War. Everson received the country's highest award for bravery during combat, the Medal of Honor, for his action during the Battle of Five Forks in Virginia on 1 April 1865. He was honored with the award on 10 May 1865.


Everson was born in Cicero, New York, on 12 April 1841. He enlisted in the 185th New York Infantry. He died on 23 July 1913 and his remains are interred at the Riverside Cemetery in Brewerton, New York.

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