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Abram P Haring

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Died  February 22, 1915

Rank  First Lieutenant
Name  Abram Haring
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Buried at  New York City, New York
Allegiance  United States of America
Unit  Company G, 132nd New York Infantry

Service/branch  United States Army

Abram Pye Haring (November 15, 1840 - February 22, 1915) was an American soldier who fought in the American Civil War. Haring received his country's highest award for bravery during combat, the Medal of Honor. Haring's medal was won for his actions at Bachelor's Creek in North Carolina. Haring and the eleven men under his command resisted an overwhelming attack from Confederate forces on February 1, 1864. He was honored with the award on June 28, 1890.

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Hickok was born in Cornwall-on-Hudson, New York, and entered service in New York City, where he was later buried.

Medal of Honor citation

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to First Lieutenant (Infantry) Abram Pye Haring, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 1 February 1864, while serving with Company G, 132d New York Infantry, in action at Bachelor's Creek, North Carolina. With a command of 11 men, on picket, First Lieutenant Haring resisted the attack of an overwhelming force of the enemy.

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Abram P. Haring Wikipedia


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