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Abraham Arnold

American Civil War Medal of Honor recipient

Died when: 64 years 224 days (775 months)
Star Sign: Aries


Abraham Arnold

Abraham Kerns Arnold (March 24, 1837 – November 3, 1901) was a U.S.Cavalry officer during the American Civil War and, while a captain in the 5th U.S.

Cavalry, received the Medal of Honor for leading "a gallant charge against a superior force of the enemy, extricated his command from a perilous position in which it had been ordered" against Confederate forces at , on May 10, 1864.

He is the father of Colonel Percy Weir Arnold, a cavalry officer serving during the Spanish–American War, the Philippine–American War and the First World War.

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