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Federal (USV)


Adolphe Libaire

(1840 - 1920)
Home State: New York
Command Billet: Company Officer
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 9th New York Infantry


In the Antietam Campaign:
He was Captain, Company E, and raised the fallen colors of the Regiment, and led with them in a charge on the enemy, after all the color bearers had been shot down. He received the Medal of Honor for his actions at Antietam.

Birth Date: 5/2/1840    Place of Birth: Baccarat, FRANCE    
Death Date: 9/5/1920    Burial Place: Greenwood Cemetery, Brooklyn, NY

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