KENDALL, WILLIAM W. - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   First Sergeant, Company A, 49th Indiana Infantry.
Place and date:   At Black River Bridge, Miss., 17 May 1863. Entered service at: Dubois County, Ind.

Birth:   Dubois County, Ind.

Date of issue:   12 February 1894.

Citation:   Voluntarily led the company in a charge and was the first to enter the enemy's works, taking a number of prisoners.

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)