About John Kennedy
The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
Rank and Organization: Private, Company M, 2d U.S. Artillery. Place and Date: At Trevilian Station, Va., 11 June 1864. Birth: Ireland. Date of Issue: 19 August 1892.
Remained at his gun, res1sting with its implements the advancing cavalry, and thus secured the retreat of his detachment.