Lt. Alonzo Cushing, who died on July 3, 1863 during the Battle of Gettysburg, will be awarded the Meadal of Honor for his actions during that battle. As the Associated Press explains, Lt. Cushing “commanded about 110 men and six cannons” and this “small force…. stood their ground under artillery bombardment as nearly 13,000 Confederate infantrymen waited to advance.” Lt. Cushing served in Battery A, 4th Artillery, United States Army. You can read the full article here. Also,both Alonzo Cushing and his brother (William B. Cushing) have profiles on House Divided.