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KENNEDY, JOHN

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While in action against hostile Moros, he entered with a few enlisted men the mouth of a cave occupied by a desperate enemy, this act having been ordered after he had volunteered several times. In this action 2d Lt. Kennedy was severely wounded.

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Service

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U.S. Army Second Lieutenant (highest rank: Brigadier General) 6th U.S. Cavalry

Conflict

Year of honor

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Philippine Insurrections 1909 Hendersonville, South Carolina

Citation

While in action against hostile Moros, he entered with a few enlisted men the mouth of a cave occupied by a desperate enemy, this act having been ordered after he had volunteered several times. In this action 2d Lt. Kennedy was severely wounded.