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LIBAIRE, ADOLPH

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In the advance on the enemy and after his color bearer and the entire color guard of eight 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.

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Service

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U.S. Army Captain Company E, 9th New York Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1862 Baccarat, France

Citation

In the advance on the enemy and after his color bearer and the entire color guard of eight 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.