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KENYON, JOHN

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Voluntarily left a retiring column, returned in the face of the enemy's fire, helped a wounded man upon a horse, and so enabled him to escape capture or death.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Sergeant Company D, 3d New York Cavalry

Conflict

Year of honor

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Civil War 1862 Grosvenors Corners, Schoharie County, New York

Citation

Voluntarily left a retiring column, returned in the face of the enemy's fire, helped a wounded man upon a horse, and so enabled him to escape capture or death.