KERR, THOMAS R. - Medal of Honor Recipient

Rank and organization:   Captain, Company C, 14th Pennsylvania Cavalry.
Place and date:   At Moorfield, W. Va., 7 August 1864.

Entered service at:   Pittsburgh, Pa. Born: 24 April 1843, Ireland.

Date of issue:   13 June 1894.

Citation:   After being most desperately wounded, he captured the colors of the 8th Virginia Cavalry (C.S.A.).

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)