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KINNE, JOHN

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With 21 other scouts charged across a burning bridge, under heavy fire, and completely routed 600 of the enemy who were entrenched in a strongly fortified position.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Private (highest rank: Captain U.S. Medical Corps WWI) Company B, 1st North Dakota Volunteer Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

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Philippine Insurrections 1899 Beloit, Rock County, Wisconsin

Citation

With 21 other scouts charged across a burning bridge, under heavy fire, and completely routed 600 of the enemy who were entrenched in a strongly fortified position.