b. 16/04/1837 Helensburgh, Scotland. d. 09/12/1922 Perkins Township, Ohio.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 22/05/1863 Vicksburg, Mississippi.
Civil War Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a First Lieutenant in the Union Army. He was awarded the Medal of Honor as a Sergeant in Company F, 54th Ohio Infantry for action on May 22, 1863 at Vicksburg, Mississippi. His citation reads “Gallantry in the charge of the “volunteer storming party.” He did not receive the Medal until April 5, 1894.
Gallantry in the charge of the “volunteer storming party.”
BURIAL LOCATION: OHIO VETERAN’S HOME CEMETERY, SANDUSKY, OHIO.
SECTION F, ROW 11, GRAVE 26.
LOCATION OF MEDAL: BELIEVED TO BE FAMILY.