Kennedy, J. Thomas, LTC

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Last Rank
Lieutenant Colonel
Last Service Branch
Last MOS Group
Primary Unit
1899-1899, 12C, Philippine-American War Units
Service Years
1877 - 1912
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Order of the Spur


Lieutenant Colonel

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Contact Info
Home Town
Moultrie, Georgia
Last Address
115 Kennedy Road
Colquitt County, Georgia

Date of Passing
Mar 26, 1936
Location of Interment
Not Specified
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Order of The Spur

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Indian Wars - 1877

Name of Award
Indian Wars

Silver Star Gallantry Device Silver Star Gallantry Device  Worn on the Medal for Gallantry (predecessor of the Silver Star Medal)

Year Awarded

Last Updated:
Aug 23, 2015
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Details Behind Award
Served with Company/Troop G, 1st Cavalry Regiment (Jan 1877-Jan 1882) based primarily in California, Nevada, and the Arizona Territory, but also ranging all the way from the Mexican Border to the Washington and Idaho Territories and the New Mexico Territory to the Wyoming and Montana Territories. He was mentioned in dispatches and officially cited for gallantry on several occasions, including a promotion to Corporal for especially courageous conduct at an engagement near Silver Creek on June 23, 1878 . Major campaigns that he served in included the Nez Perce War (1877), Bannock War (1878), and Apache fighting in Arizona (1881).
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