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U.S. Civil War - U.S. Army

John Kane

Details
  • Rank: Corporal (Highest Rank: Sergeant)
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company K,
    100th New York Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: April 2, 1865
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Petersburg, Virginia, USA
Citation
Gallantry as color bearer in the assault on Fort Gregg.
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Marilla, Erie County, New York
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: May 12, 1865
  • Born: 1834, Ireland
  • Died: May 8, 1881, Clyde, NY, United States
  • Buried: St. John's Catholic Cemetery, Galen, NY, United States
 

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