b. 27/10/1841 County Galway, Ireland. d. 03/11/1883 Cincinnati, Ohio.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 21/10/1876 – 08/01/1877 Cedar Creek, Montana.
Indian Campaigns Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Private in the United States Army in Company C, 5th U.S. Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action between October 21, 1876 and January 8, 1877 at Cedar Creek, etc., Montana. His citation reads “Gallantry in action.” He received his Medal on July 18, 1877 at a parade at the Cantonment on the Yellowstone and Tongue Rivers, Montana from General William T. Sherman.
Gallantry in action.
BURIAL LOCATION: SPRING GROVE CEMETERY, CINCINNATI, OHIO.
SECTION 40, LOT 0, SPACE 1649.
LOCATION OF MEDAL: UNKNOWN.