b. 09/12/1847 Luzerne County, Pennsylvania. d. 02/03/1910 Chicago, Illinois.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 29/09/1864 Chapin’s Farm, Virginia.
Civil War Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a private in the Union Army in Company G, 188th Pennsylvania Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on September 29, 1864 at Chapin’s Farm, Virginia. His citation reads “Took one of the first prisoners, a captain.” He was presented with his Medal on April 6, 1865.
Took one of the first prisoners, a captain.
BURIAL LOCATION: ARLINGTON CEMETERY, ELMHURST, ILLINOIS.
SECTION 8, LOT 5.
LOCATION OF MEDAL: UNKNOWN.