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Thomas R. Kerr
Captain, United States Army
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Born in Pennsylvania in 1842, he earned the Medal of Honorduring 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.


KERR, THOMAS R.

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. 

Citation:

After being most desperately wounded, he captured the colors of the 8th Virginia Cavalry (C.S.A.).

TR Kerr Gravesite PHOTO
Photo Courtesy of Russell C. Jacobs, August 2006

KERR, THOMAS R
CAPT CO C, 14TH PENN VOL CAV
DATE OF DEATH: 11/14/1926
BURIED AT: SECTION S SH  SITE 1632
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

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