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Pitt B. Herington
Birth: Feb. 5, 1841
Hillsdale
Hillsdale County
Michigan, USA
Death: Jan. 15, 1919
Wapella
DeWitt County
Illinois, USA

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Private in the Union Army in Company E, 11th Iowa Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on June 15, 1864 near Kenesaw Mountain, Georgia. His citation reads "With one companion and under a fierce fire of the enemy at close-range, went to the rescue of a wounded comrade who had fallen between the lines and carried him to a place of safety." (bio by: Don Morfe) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Ruth Jane Bucks Herington (1845 - 1932)*
 
 Children:
  Bertha Maud Herington Rolofson (1875 - 1947)*
  Byron Ephriam Herington (1879 - 1956)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Memorial Park Cemetery
Clinton
DeWitt County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Section B, Lot 520
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Don Morfe
Record added: Nov 12, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 8080800
Pitt B. Herington
Added by: Don Morfe
 
Pitt B. Herington
Added by: Don Morfe
 
Pitt B. Herington
Added by: Don Morfe
 
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