KENNEDY, JOHN - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Private, Company M, 2d U.S. Artillery. Place and date: At Trevilian Station, Va., 11 June 1864.

Entered service at:   ?.

Birth:   Ireland.

Date of issue:   19 August 1892.

Citation:   Remained at his gun, res1sting with its implements the advancing cavalry, and thus secured the retreat of his detachment.

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)