Thomas R. Kerr
Captain, United States Army
in Pennsylvania in 1842, he earned the during
the Civil War for services with Company C, 14th Pennsylvania Volunteer
Cavalry at Moorfield, West Virginia, on August 7, 1864. The Medal was actually
issued to him on June 13, 1894.
He died in 1926 and was buried in Section 3
of Arlington National Cemetery.
Rank and organization: Captain, Company C, 14th Pennsylvania Cavalry. Place and date: At Moorfield, West Virginia, 7 August 1864. Entered service at: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Born: 24 April 1843, Ireland. Date of issue: 13 June 1894.
After being most desperately wounded, he captured the colors of the 8th Virginia Cavalry (C.S.A.).
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