Kencin or Kenson, John A.

Rank: Private

Unit: I Co, 2d Dragoons

Enlisted: August 27, 1839 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Date of birth: 1811

Hometown: Canton Bern, Switzerland

Occupation prior to enlistment: Stocking maker

Campaign: Second Seminole War

Died: 6 December 1840

Cause of death: Disease unknown

Location of fatality: Picolata, Florida

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Place of interment: Saint Augustine National Cemetery in Saint Augustine, Florida

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