of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
Rank and Organization: Coxswain, U.S. Navy. Born: 1839, Bath, Maine. Accredited
To: Maine. G.O. No.: 45, 31 December 1864.
Served as coxswain on board the U.S.S. Oneida in the engagement at Mobile Bay, 5
August, 1864. Volunteering for the Mobile Bay action from Bienville, Kendrick displayed
courageous devotion to duty, and his excellent conduct throughout the battle which
resulted in the capture of the rebel ram Tennessee and in the damaging of Fort Morgan,
attracted the attention of the commanding officer and those serving around him.
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