James A. Kenyon, Civil War Soldier


James A. Kenyon
Born in Ghent, N.Y._Son of James C. Kenyon,_by occupation a Machinist,_Married,_at the age of 32 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols. Company D._Mustered into service September 25th, 1862.
March 21st, 1863 he was promoted to Corporal.
He served in the movements in North Carolina,_Goldsboro Expedition, Trent Road reconnoissances, at Plymouth, and the Gum Swamp Expedition.
When the regiment left Baltimore for the march through Maryland, Kenyon remained in camp. Returned to Chicopee from Baltimore, via Boston, with other sick and convalescents, arriving July 22nd, under orders to report on the arrival of the regiment.
Mustered out of service July 29th 1863, at Springfield, Mass.
Died in Chicopee March 19. 1905.


ca. 1861-1865


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“James A. Kenyon, Civil War Soldier,” Chicopee Archives Online, accessed February 18, 2018, http://www.chicopeepubliclibrary.org/archives/items/show/2527.