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KIGGINS, JOHN

kiggins john

Waved the colors to save the lives of the men who were being fired upon by their own batteries, and thereby drew upon himself a concentrated fire from the enemy.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Sergeant Company D, 149th New York Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1863 Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York

Citation

Waved the colors to save the lives of the men who were being fired upon by their own batteries, and thereby drew upon himself a concentrated fire from the enemy.