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Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient: Piermont NH’s Nathaniel Churchill Barker (1836-1904)

The town of Piermont is celebrating the 250th anniversary of its founding this year (2014).   According to the Gazeteer of Grafton County NH by Hamilton Child, in 1880 Piermont had a population of 752 souls. By 2010 it had only … Continue reading

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Manchester NH’s Civil War Medal of Honor Recipient: Sgt. Henry F.W. Little (1842-1907)

Henry F. W. Little (June 27, 1842 – February 7, 1907) was a Sergeant in the 7th New Hampshire Infantry, Union Army, and a Medal of Honor recipient for his actions in the American Civil War. The citation reads as … Continue reading

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WW2 Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient: Manchester NH’s Christos Karaberis aka Chris Carr (1914-1970)

The description of the bravery actions of Christos H. Karaberis during World War 2 is mind boggling.  The official record speaks for itself: Rank and organizations: Sergeant, U.S. Army, Company L, 337th Infantry, 85th Infantry Division. Place and date: Near … Continue reading

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Manchester NH’s Civil War Medal of Honor Recipient: Lieut. Colonel John F. Coughlin (1837-1912)

Lieut. Colonel General John F. Coughlin was not native to New Hampshire, but he helped to organize, and then served with Manchester’s Irish Regiment, 10th New Hampshire Infantry entering the service at Manchester, New Hampshire 5 September 1862.   His … Continue reading

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Hopkinton New Hampshire’s Medal of Honor Recipient: Carlos W. Colby (1837-1922)

Carlos William Colby, a farmer's son, was born in 1837 in the small town of Hopkinton, New Hampshire. He moved … Continue reading

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