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Born 1842
Died October 21, 1864
Place of burial
Hampton National Cemetery, Hampton, Virginia
Allegiance United States United States of America
Service/branch United States Army
Union Army
Rank Sergeant
Unit 4th Regiment United States Colored Infantry
Battles/wars Battle of Chaffin's Farm
Awards Medal of Honor ribbon.svg Medal of Honor

Alfred B. Hilton (1842 – October 21, 1864) was a sergeant in the Union Army in Company H, 4th US Colored Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on September 29, 1864 at Chapin's Farm, Virginia during the American Civil War. His citation reads "When the regimental color bearer fell, this soldier seized the colors and carried it forward, together with the national standard, until disabled at the enemy's inner line."

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