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Ivers S. Calkin

Date of birth: May 29, 1836
Date of death: February 16, 1902
Burial location: Montague, Michigan
Place of Birth: New York, Elizabethtown
Home of record: Willsboro New York


Medal of Honor

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Awarded for actions during the Civil War

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to First Sergeant Ivers S. Calkin, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 6 April 1865, while serving with Company M, 2d New York Cavalry, in action at Deatonsville (Sailor's Creek), Virginia, for capture of flag of 18th Virginia Infantry (Confederate States of America).

General Orders: Date of Issue: May 3, 1865

Action Date: April 6, 1865

Service: Army

Rank: First Sergeant

Company: Company M

Division: 2d New York Cavalry