b. 1840 Ireland. d. 26/03/1886 Brooklyn, New York.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 03/07/1863 Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the Civil War as a Sergeant in Company E, 82nd New York Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery on the Second Day of the Battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania (July 3, 1863). His Medal was issued on February 6, 1888.
Captured the flag of the 7th Virginia Infantry (C.S.A.), being twice wounded in the effort.
BURIAL LOCATION: HOLY CROSS CEMETERY, BROOKYLN, NEW YORK.
ST JOHN, ROW D, PLOT 7
LOCATION OF MEDAL: UNKNOWN.