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CMOHS.org - Captain LIBAIRE, ADOLPHE, U.S. Army

Recipient Detail

 

LIBAIRE, ADOLPHE

Rank: Captain
Organization: U.S. Army
Company: Company E
Division: 9th New York Infantry
Born:
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: New York, N.Y.
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Place / Date: At Antietam, Md., 17 September 1862
 
 


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Citation

In the advance on the enemy and after his color bearer and the entire color guard of 8 men had been shot down, this officer seized the regimental flag and with conspicuous gallantry carried it to the extreme front, urging the line forward.