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John G Kimm
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Birth: 1847
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
Death: Feb. 7, 1909
Mountain Home
Washington County
Tennessee, USA

Seventh U.S. Cavalry. Battle of the Little Big Horn. Enlisted from August 1864 to June 1865, in the 20th Independent Battery, New York Light Artillery. Enlisted 2nd Infantry from Sept. 30, 1865 to Sept. 30, 1868. Transferred 1st Cavalry in July 5, 1871. Discharge on Oct. 19, 1871.

Enlisted 7th Cavalry Jan. 18, 1872 in Cincinnati, Ohio by Lt. Myles Moylan. Gray eyes, black hair, florid complexion 5' 10 1/2" tall. Joined regiment in Unionville, SC on Feb. 5, 1872.Black Hills Expedition 1874.

Battle of the Little Big Horn June 25, 1876. Kimm, Co. E, with the pack train and the fight on Reno Hill. Helped bury the dead on Custer battlefield. Discharged Ft. Lincoln Jan. 18, 1877 as private of good character. Died Soldiers Home Johnson City. Also listed as John O. Kimm and John Q. Kimm.

Kimm's military record and bio listed in William's "Military Register of Custer's Last Command," and Nichol's "Men with Custer."

 (bio by: Michael L. Nunnally) 

Mountain Home National Cemetery
Johnson City
Washington County
Tennessee, USA
Plot: Section B, Row 4, Site 2
Maintained by: Allen D. Jackson, USAF (...
Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Offi...
Record added: Feb 25, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 874901
John G Kimm
Added by: Allen D. Jackson, USAF (Ret)
John G Kimm
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- Michael L. Nunnally
 Added: Jan. 14, 2010
In honor of all who fought at the Battle of the Little Bighorn: May God grant you eternal peace.
 Added: Sep. 19, 2011

 Added: Jul. 14, 2011

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