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CMOHS.org - Sergeant KIGGINS, JOHN, U.S. Army

Recipient Detail

 

KIGGINS, JOHN

Rank: Sergeant
Organization: U.S. Army
Company: Company D
Division: 149th New York Infantry
Born: Syracuse, N.Y.
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Syracuse, N.Y.
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Place / Date: At Lookout Mountain, Tenn., 24 November 1863
 
 


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Citation

Waved the colors to save the lives of the men who were being fired upon by their own batteries, and thereby drew upon himself a concentrated fire from the enemy.