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Jonathan C. Kirk
|Born||October 21, 1836
Clinton County, Ohio
|Died||July 30, 1907|
Maple Grove Cemetery, Wichita, Kansas
|Allegiance||United States of America|
||United States Army|
|Unit||Company F, 20th Indiana Infantry|
|Battles/wars||American Civil War
Battle of North Anna
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
Kirk was born in Clinton County, Ohio, and he entered service in Wilmington, Ohio. Kirk was awarded the Medal of Honor, for his actions at the Battle of North Anna on May 23, 1864 when he single-handedly captured 13 armed Confederate Army soldiers as a captain with Company F, 20th Indiana Infantry.
His Medal of Honor was issued on April 6, 1865.
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