b. 12/05/1844 Lancaster, Pennsylvania. d. 17/03/1937 Phoenix, Arizona.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 06/04/1865 Sayler’s Creek, Virginia.
Civil War Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the Civil War as a Corporal in Company I, 138th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery in the Battle of Sailors Creek, Virginia on April 6, 1865. His citation reads simply “Capture of flag.” His Medal was issued on May 10, 1865.
Capture of enemy flag.
BURIAL LOCATION: ANGELUS ROSEDALE CEMETERY, LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA.
SECTION I, LOT 160, GRAVE 1SW.
LOCATION OF MEDAL: WELLS FARGO MUSEUM, PHOENIX, ARIZONA. (ON LOAN FROM THE ARIZONA SCIENCE CENTRE)