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First Name: Luther

Last Name: Hare

Birthplace: Greencastle, IN, USA

Gender: Male

Branch: Army (1784 - present)

Home of Record: Austin, TX
Middle Name: R.

Date of Birth: 24 August 1851

Date of Death: 22 December 1929

Rank: Brigadier General

Years Served:
Luther Rector Hare

Graduate, U.S. Military Academy, Class of 1874

•  Indian Wars (1775 - 1924) intermittent
•  Spanish-American War (1898)
•  Philippine-American War (1899 - 1902)


Luther Rector Hare

Brigadier General, U. S. Army

Silver Star

Awarded the Silver Star citation by the War Dept. Aug. 16, 1924 as follows:
1st citation For gallantry in action against Insurgent forces at San Jacinto, Luzon, P.I., Nov. 11, 1899.
2nd citation For gallantry in action against superior forces of the enemy under the Insurgent General Tinio, in Northern Luzon, P.I., Dec. 4-18, 1899 and liberating 22 American prisoners Dec. 18, 1899.

Origin of Nickname/Handle:

Texas Exceptional Gallantry

Honoree ID: 318383   Created by: drjones46




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