b. 28/04/1840 County Down, Ireland. d. 19/04/1919 Des Moines, Iowa.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 22/05/1863 Vicksburg, Mississippi.
Civil War Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Private in Company I, 30th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Union Army. During the Battle of Vicksburg, Mississippi, on May 22, 1863, he was a member a volunteer storming party against the Confederate Stockade Redan. For gallantry in the face of the enemy, he was awarded the Medal of Honor on August 14, 1894.
For gallantry in the charge of the volunteer storming party on 22 May 1863.
BURIAL LOCATION: GLENDALE CEMETERY, DES MOINES, IOWA.
BLOCK 15, LOT 58
LOCATION OF MEDAL: UNKNOWN.