b. 23/08/1844 Mount Hope, New York. d. 21/03/1903 Los Angeles, California.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 15/06/1863 Bristoe Station, Virginia.
Civil War Medal of Honor Recipient. He served in the Civil War as a Private in Company K, 124th New York Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Bristoe Station, Virginia on June 15, 1863. His citation reads “At imminent peril saved from death or capture a disabled officer of his company by carrying him under a hot musketry fire, to a place of safety”. His Medal was awarded to him on September 10, 1897. He was one of five 124th New York soldiers to be awarded the Medal of Honor for their bravery during the Civil War (the others being Sergeant Thomas W. Bradley, Private Archibald Freeman, Corporal George W. Thompkins, and 1st Lieutenant Lewis S. Wisner).
At imminent peril saved from death or capture a disabled officer of his company by carrying him under a hot musketry fire to a place of safety.
BURIAL LOCATION: HILLSIDE CEMETERY, MIDDLETOWN, NEW YORK.
LOCATION OF MEDAL: UNKNOWN.