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CMOHS.org - Sergeant KEEN, JOSEPH S., U.S. Army

Recipient Detail

 

KEEN, JOSEPH S.

Rank: Sergeant
Organization: U.S. Army
Company: Company D
Division: 13th Michigan Infantry
Born: 24 July 1843, England
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Detroit, Mich.
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Place / Date: Near Chattahoochee River, Ga., 1 October 1864
 
 


KEEN, JOSEPH S. Photo
 
Citation

While an escaped prisoner of war within the enemy's lines witnessed an important movement of the enemy, and at great personal risk made his way through the enemy's lines and brought news of the movement to Sherman's army.