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Federal (USV)

Captain

Adolphe Libaire

(1840 - 1920)

Home State: New York

Command Billet: Company Officer

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 9th New York Infantry

On the 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

5/2/1840; Baccarat, FRANCE

Death

9/5/1920; burial in Greenwood Cemetery, Brooklyn, NY