b. 1845 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. d. 06/04/1866 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 03/07/1863 Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
Civil War Medal of Honor Recipient. He entered the service at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He served in the Union Army as a Private in Company F, 71th Pennsylvania Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for action on July 3, 1863 at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania and the CMOH was issued on February 2, 1865. His citation reads “Capture of flag of 9th Virginia Infantry (C.S.A.), wresting it from the color bearer.” He died just over a year after receiving his Medal of Honor aged just 21.
Capture of flag of 9th Virginia Infantry (Confederate States of America), wresting it from the color bearer.
BURIAL LOCATION: LAWNVIEW CEMETERY, ROCKLEDGE, PENNSYLVANIA.
GLENWOOD SECTION, ROW 50, GRAVE 35
LOCATION OF MEDAL: UNKNOWN.