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John A. Kirkwood

  • Birth 29 Oct 1851 Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 10 May 1930 Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
  • Burial Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
  • Plot Section L-9102
  • Memorial ID 7174422

Indian Campaigns Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Sergeant in the US Army in Company M, 3rd US Cavalry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action at Slim Butts, Dakota Territory on September 9, 1876. His citation reads "Bravely endeavored to dislodge some Sioux Indians secreted in a ravine."

Bio by: Don Morfe


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  • Originally Created by: Don Morfe
  • Added: 10 Feb 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7174422
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John A. Kirkwood (29 Oct 1851–10 May 1930), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7174422, citing US Soldiers' and Airmen's Home National Cemetery, Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .