KEMP, JOSEPH - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   First Sergeant, Company D, 5th Michigan Infantry.
Place and date:   At Wilderness, Va., 6 May 1864.

Entered service at:   Sault Ste. Marie, Mich.

Birth:   Lima, Ohio.

Date of issue:   1 December 1864.

Citation:   Capture of flag of 31st North Carolina (C.S.A.) in a personal encounter.

This data was extracted from the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, U.S. Senate, Medal of Honor Recipients: 1863-1973 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1973)