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First Name: Alexander

Last Name: Quinn

Birthplace: Passaic, NJ, USA

Gender: Male

Branch: Army (1784 - present)

Middle Name: M.

Date of Birth: 1866

Date of Death: 04 May 1906

Rank: Sergeant

Years Served:
Alexander M. Quinn

•  Spanish-American War (1898)


Alexander M. Quinn

Sergeant, U.S. Army

Medal of Honor Recipient

Spanish-American War

Sergeant Alexander M. Quinn (1866 - 4 May 1906) was a U.S. Army soldier who received the U.S. military's highest award for valor, the Medal of Honor, for his heroic actions during the Spanish-American War.

Alexander M. Quinn was born in 1866 in Passaic, NJ.

Medal of Honor

Rank and organization: Sergeant, U.S. Army, Company A, 13th U.S. Infantry

Place and date: Santiago, Cuba, 1 July 1898

Citation: Gallantly assisted in the rescue of the wounded from in front of the lines and under heavy fire from the enemy.

Death and Burial

Sergeant Alexander M. Quinn died on 4 May 1906. He is buried at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Totowa, NJ.

Honoree ID: 1938   Created by: MHOH




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