Aug. 14, 1831 Richmond Washington County Rhode Island, USA
Sep. 1, 1864 Virginia, USA
s/o Lewis & Ann
md: 09 Sep 1862 Carrie J. Freeman Occupation: Merchant, Richmond, RI
Isaac D. Kenyon, Capt. CIVIL WAR, Co. B, 21th CT Regt., wounded at Petersburg, VA, Aug. 18, 1864, Died Sept. 01, 1864
Civil War Records He joined the 21st Regiment, Connecticut Volunteers, as 1st Lieutenant of Company 'G'. He was in command at the disastrous battle of Fredericksburg, Virginia on 13 December 1862. He was promoted to Captain of Company 'B' on 4th June 1863. He led his Company gallantly at the battles of Drurys Bluff, Virginia on 16 May, Cold Harbor on June 1st and 3rd, and Petersburg, Virginia on June 15th, 30th and July 30th 1864. He was mortally wounded during the siege of Petersburg, Virginia, Aug 18th 1864, while in command of the company on the picket line. He died two weeks later at the Base Hospital, 18th Army Corps, Broadway Landing, Virginia. He was born at Richmond, Rhode Island and is buried there.
Update May 29, 2009 Inscription on monument: Isaac D. Kenyon Co. B, 21st Reg. C.W. Born at Richmond, RI Aug. 14, 1831 Died at Base Hospital 18th Army Corps Broadway Landing, VA Sept. 1, 1864 "Enough, the storm is past. Thy will be done."
Burial: Kenyon Lot Richmond Washington County Rhode Island, USA
Created by: Sue Record added: Jan 17, 2006
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