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b. 31/08/1839 Dubois County, Indiana.  d. 14/08/1920 West Baden Springs, Indiana.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 17/05/1863 Black River Bridge, Mississippi.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a First Lieutenant in the Union Army. He was awarded the Medal of Honor as a First Sergeant in Company A, 49th Indiana Infantry for action on May 17, 1863 at Black River Bridge, Mississippi.

 

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Voluntarily led the company in a charge and was the first to enter the enemy's works, taking a number of prisoners.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: AMES CHAPEL CEMETERY, PAOLI, INDIANA.

William Wesley Kendall

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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