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Nathan E. Hickok
Born 1839
Died Date of death unknown
Place of birth Danbury, Connecticut
Buried at Danbury, Connecticut
Allegiance  United States of America
Service/branch U.S. Army
Rank Corporal
Unit Connecticut Company A, 8th Connecticut Infantry
Battles/wars Battle of Chapin's Farm
American Civil War
Awards Medal of Honor

Nathan E. Hickok (born 1839; date of death unknown) was an American soldier who fought in the American Civil War. Hickok received his country's highest award for bravery during combat, the Medal of Honor.[1] Hickok's medal was won for his actions at the Battle of Chapin's Farm, on September 29, 1864.[1] He was honored with the award on April 6, 1865.[2]

Hickok was born in Danbury, Connecticut, where he entered service in the war and was buried.[1]

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 Corporal Nathan E. Hickok, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 29 September 1864, while serving with Company A, 8th Connecticut Infantry, in action at Chapin's Farm, Virginia, for capture of flag.[1]

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