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KENNEDY, JOHN

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Remained at his gun, resisting with its implements the advancing cavalry, and thus secured the retreat of his detachment.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Private (highest rank: Ordance Sergeant Ret.) Company M, 2d U.S. Artillery

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1864 Cavan, County Cavan, Ireland

Citation

Remained at his gun, resisting with its implements the advancing cavalry, and thus secured the retreat of his detachment.