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Ivers S. Calkin
Born (1836-05-29)May 29, 1836
Died February 16, 1902(1902-02-16) (aged 65)
Place of birth Essex County, New York
Place of death Muskegon County, Michigan
Buried at Oak Grove Cemetery
Allegiance US flag 34 stars.svg United States of America
Service/branch U.S. Army
Rank First Sergeant
Unit New York Company M., 2nd New York Cavalry
Battles/wars Battle of Sayler's Creek
Awards Medal of Honor ribbon.svg Medal of Honor

First Sergeant Ivers S. Calkin (May 29, 1836 to February 16, 1902) was an American soldier who fought in the American Civil War. Calkin received the country's highest award for bravery during combat, the Medal of Honor, for his action during the Battle of Sayler's Creek in Virginia on 6 April 1865. He was honored with the award on 3 May 1865.[1][2]

BiographyEdit

Calkin was born in Elizabethtown, New York on 29 May 1836 and enlisted into the 2nd New York Cavalry. He died on 16 February 1902 and his remains are interred at the Oak Grove Cemetery in Michigan.

Medal of Honor citationEdit

Capture of flag of 18th Virginia Infantry (Confederate States of America).[1][2]

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