b. 08/09/1842 Sherman, Michigan. d. 06/01/1935 Elk Rapids, Michigan.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 30/07/1864 Petersburg, Virginia.
Civil War Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a First Sergeant in the Union Army in Company H, 1st Michigan Sharpshooters. He was a prisoner of war. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on July 30, 1864 at Petersburg, Virginia. His citation reads “Being on old artillerist, De Puy aided Gen. Bartlett in working the guns of the dismantled fort.” He did not receive his Medal until 30 July 1896.
Being an old artillerist, aided General Bartlett in working the guns of the dismantled fort.
BURIAL LOCATION: EVERGREEN CEMETERY, KALKASKA, MICHIGAN.
LOT 28, GRAVE 5
LOCATION OF MEDAL: CONGRESSIONAL MEDAL OF HONOR SOCIETY, MT. PLEASANT, SOUTH CAROLINA.