Pvt. Samuel Kenyon, Medal of Honor

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Samuel P Kenyon

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Birthplace: Cayuga County New York
Death: Died in Herkimer County New York
Place of Burial: Lakeview Cemetery Richfield Springs Otsego County New York
Immediate Family:

Husband of Rebecca Kenyon
Father of D. B. Kenyon; Florence Kenyon and Marshall Kenyon

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About Pvt. Samuel Kenyon, Medal of Honor

http://www.cmohs.org/recipient-detail/750/kenyon-samuel-p.php

Citation

Capture of battle flag.

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=10354513

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. His citation reads "Capture of battle flag.

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Pvt. Samuel Kenyon, Medal of Honor's Timeline

1846
1846
Cayuga County New York
1874
1874
Age 28
1876
1876
Age 30
1878
1878
Age 32
1884
1884
Age 38
Herkimer County New York
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Lakeview Cemetery Richfield Springs Otsego County New York