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Albert E. Fernald
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Medal of Honor winner Albert E. Fernald
Born (1838-05-13)May 13, 1838
Winterport, Maine
Died December 3, 1908(1908-12-03) (aged 70)
Winterport, Maine
Buried
Oak Hill Cemetery
Allegiance  United States of America
Service/branch  United States Army
Rank
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O-02First Lieutenant
Unit Maine Company F, 20th Maine Volunteer Infantry Regiment
Battles/wars Battle of Five Forks
Awards Medal of Honor ribbon.svg Medal of Honor

First Lieutenant Albert E. Fernald (May 13, 1838 – December 3, 1908) was an American soldier who fought in the American Civil War. Fernald 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.

Biography

Fernald was born in Winterport, Maine, on 13 May 1838. He enlisted into the 20th Maine Infantry. He died on 3 December 1908 and his remains are interred at the Oak Hill Cemetery in Maine.

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