b. 05/12/1838 Grafton, New York. d. 30/12/1907 Lee County, Illinois.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 22/05/1863 Vicksburg, Mississippi.
Civil War Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a First Sergeant in the Union Army. He was awarded the Medal of Honor as a Corporal in Company I, 55 Illinois 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 his Medal until September 2, 1893.
Gallantry in the charge of the “volunteer storming party.”
BURIAL LOCATION: FOUR MILE GROVE CEMETERY, MERIDEN, ILLINOIS.
LOCATION OF MEDAL: UNKNOWN.