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|Died||October 21, 1864|
|Place of burial||
Hampton National Cemetery, Hampton, Virginia
|Allegiance||United States of America|
||United States Army
|Unit||4th Regiment United States Colored Infantry|
|Battles/wars||Battle of Chaffin's Farm|
|Awards||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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