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b. 01/07/1844 Lima, Ohio. d. 13/07/1917 Ann Arbor, Michigan.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 06/05/1864 Wilderness, Virginia.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Captain in the Union Army. He was awarded the Medal of Honor as a First Sergeant in Company D, 5th Michigan Infantry for action on May 6, 1864 at Wilderness Campaign, Virginia.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Capture of flag of 31st North Carolina (C.S.A.) in a personal encounter.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: FOREST HILL CEMETERY, ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN.

Section 69, Lot 32

Joseph Bell Kemp

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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