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b. 1846 Ira, New York. d.  14/06/1884 Cullen, New York.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 06/04/1865 Sailor's Creek, Virginia.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He entered the Union Army at Augusta, New York. He served as a Quartermaster Sergeant. He was awarded the CMOH as a Private in Company B, 24th New York Cavalry for action on April 6, 1865 at Deatonsville (Sailor's Creek), Virginia.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Samuel P. Kenyon, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 6 April 1865, while serving with Company B, 24th New York Cavalry, in action at Deatonsville (Sailor's Creek), Virginia, for capture of battle flag.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: LAKEVIEW CEMETERY, RICHFIELD SPRINGS, NEW YORK.

Lot 130, North Half of Cemetery

Samuel P Kenyon

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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