b. 23/04/1841 Erie County, New York. d. 17/03/1913 Gilford, Michigan.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 31/05/1862 Seven Pines, Virginia.
Civil War Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Private in the Union Army in Company E, 7th Michigan Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on May 31, 1862 at Fair Oaks, Virginia. His citation reads “Continued fighting, although wounded, until he fainted from loss of blood.” He did not receive his Medal until 24 October 1895, 33 years after the event.
Continued fighting, although wounded, until he fainted from loss of blood.
BURIAL LOCATION: GILFORD CEMETERY, GILFORD, MICHIGAN.
LOCATION OF MEDAL: BELIEVED TO BE FAMILY.