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Federal (USV)

Private

Jesse A. Kenyon

(c. 1841 - 1862)

Home State: Michigan

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 17th Michigan Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 21, from Howard, MI, he enlisted on 6 August 1862, in Niles, and mustered as Private, Company B, 17th Michigan Infantry on 29 August.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action at Fox's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds in Washington, DC on 16 December 1862.

References & notes

His service from Record of Service.1

Birth

c. 1841

Death

12/16/1862 Washington, DC

Notes

1   State of Michigan, Office of the Adjutant General, and George H. Brown, Adjutant General; George H. Turner, Asst. AG, compiler, Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers in the Civil War, 1861-1865, 46 volumes, Kalamazoo: Ihling Bros. & Everard, 1904-1915, Vol. 17, pg. 57  [AotW citation 20190]