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KEEN, JOSEPH

keen joseph

While an escaped prisoner of war within the enemy's lines, Keen witnessed an important movement of the enemy, and at great personal risk made his way through the enemy's lines and brought news of the movement to Sherman's army.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Sergeant Company D, 13th Michigan Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1864 Vale, Guernsey, England

Citation

While an escaped prisoner of war within the enemy's lines, Keen witnessed an important movement of the enemy, and at great personal risk made his way through the enemy's lines and brought news of the movement to Sherman's army.