The Congressional Medal of Honor Society and Medal of Honor Foundation regret to announce the passing of Medal of Honor Recipient Hiroshi “Hershey” Miyamura.

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U.S. Civil War - U.S. Army

Abraham Kerns Arnold

  • Rank: Captain (Highest Rank: Brigadier General)
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    5th U.S. Cavalry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: April 10, 1864
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Davenport Bridge, Virginia, USA

By a gallant charge against a superior force of the enemy, extricated his command from a perilous position in which it had been ordered.

Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Bedford, Bedford County, Pennsylvania
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: September 1, 1893
  • Born: March 24, 1837, Bedford, Bedford County, PA, United States
  • Died: November 23, 1901, Cold Springs, NY, United States
  • Buried: St. Philips-in-the-Highlands Cemetery (MH), Garrison, NY, United States

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