b. 14/01/1843 Scipio Township, Michigan. d. 03/03/1922 Brooklyn, New York.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 31/05/1862 Seven Pines, Virginia.
Civil War Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Corporal in the Union Army in Company C, 7th Michigan Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on May 31, 1862 at Fair Oaks, Virginia. His citation reads “Although wounded, he continued fighting until, fainting from loss of blood, he was carried off the field.” He did not receive his Medal until 17 August 1895.
Although wounded, he continued fighting until, fainting from loss of blood, he was carried off the field.
BURIAL LOCATION: CYPRESS HILLS CEMETERY, BROOKLYN, NEW YORK.
SECTION 14, LOT 1414
LOCATION OF MEDAL: BELIEVED TO BE FAMILY.