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June 17, 1832|
Guttentag, Prussia (now Poland)
|Died||June 2, 1897
New York City, New York
|Place of burial||
Cypress Hills Cemetery, New York City
|Allegiance||United States of America|
||United States Army
|Years of service||1864 - 1865|
|Unit||6th New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry|
|Battles/wars||American Civil War|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
Abraham Cohn (June 17, 1832 in Guttentag, Prussia, June 2, 1897 in New York City) was an American Civil War Union Army soldier of Jewish descent. He received the United States military's highest decoration, the Medal of Honor. Cohn earned the award for his actions in combat at the Battle of the Wilderness, Virginia on May 6, 1864, and the Battle of the Crater, Petersburg, Virginia on July 30, 1864.
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