b. 14/08/1847 Neversink Flats, New York. d. 26/05/1935 Middletown, New York.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 15/05/1864 Resaca, Georgia.
Collins was born in Neversink Flats, New York on 14 August 1847. He enlisted into the 143rd New York Infantry at Liberty, Sullivan County in New York. He died on 26 May 1935 and his remains are interred at Hillside Cemetery in Middletown, New York.
Captured a regimental flag of the enemy.
BURIAL LOCATION: HILLSIDE CEMETERY, MIDDLETOWN, NEW YORK.
LOCATION OF MEDAL: UNKNOWN.