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 Pitt B. Herington

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Pitt B. Herington Famous memorial

Birth
Hillsdale, Hillsdale County, Michigan, USA
Death 15 Jan 1919 (aged 77)
Wapella, DeWitt County, Illinois, USA
Burial Clinton, DeWitt County, Illinois, USA
Plot Section B, Lot 520
Memorial ID 8080800 View Source

Civil War 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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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Don Morfe
  • Added: 12 Nov 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 8080800
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/8080800/pitt-b-herington : accessed ), memorial page for Pitt B. Herington (5 Feb 1841–15 Jan 1919), Find a Grave Memorial ID 8080800, citing Memorial Park Cemetery, Clinton, DeWitt County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Find a Grave .