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 John Kennedy

John Kennedy

Birth
Cavan, County Cavan, Ireland
Death 28 Sep 1910 (aged 76)
Laurel, Prince George's County, Maryland, USA
Burial Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas, USA
Plot Willow Lot 298
Memorial ID 9823 · View Source
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Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Private in Company M, 2nd US Artillery. At Trevilian Station, Virginia, June 11, 1864, he remained at his gun, resisting the advancing Confederate cavalry, until the retreat of his detachment was secured. For courage in the face of the enemy, he was awarded the Medal of Honor on August 19, 1892.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 4 Jun 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9823
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Kennedy (14 May 1834–28 Sep 1910), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9823, citing Oakland and Fraternal Historic Cemetery Park, Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .