|Born||May 2, 1840|
|Died||September 5, 1920(aged 80)|
|Place of birth||Baccarat, France|
|Place of burial||Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York|
United States of America|
United States Army|
|Years of service||1861 - 1863|
|Unit||9th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment|
|Battles/wars||American Civil War|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
Libaire was commissioned into the 9th New York Infantry in July 1861, and mustered out with his regiment in May 1863.
Medal of Honor citationEdit
Rank and organization: Captain, Company E, 9th New York Infantry. Place and date: At Antietam, Md., September 17, 1862. Entered service at: New York, N.Y. Birth:------. Date of issue: April 2, 1898.
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.
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- ↑ Regimental roster
- ↑ ""ADOLPHE LIBAIRE" entry". Medal of Honor recipients: American Civil War. United States Army Center of Military History. June 8, 2009. Archived from the original on 10 March 2008. http://web.archive.org/web/20080310030903/http://www.history.army.mil/html/moh/civwaral.html. Retrieved March 13, 2008.
- Find a Grave
- "Adolphe Libaire". Hall of Valor. Military Times. http://valor.militarytimes.com/recipient.php?recipientid=47. Retrieved August 28, 2011.
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