★  MOH Webb, Alexander Stewart

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BioAlexander Webb graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, Class of 1855. He was twice wounded in the Civil War, once at Gettysburg and again at Spottsylvania.
CitationThe President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Brigadier General Alexander Stewart Webb, United States Army, for distinguished personal gallantry on 3 July 1863, while serving with U.S. Volunteers, in action at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in leading his men forward at a critical period in the contest.
AuthorityDate of Issue: September 28, 1891
Presentation
Award Action DateJuly 3, 1863
Company
Battalion
Regiment
DivisionU.S. Volunteers
Battle-IncidentGettysburg, PA
Date of BirthFebruary 15, 1835
Where BornNew York, New York
Date of DeathFebruary 12, 1911
CemeteryU.S. Military Academy Cemetery
Where BuriedWest Point, New York
 
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