b. 26/06/1841 Conewango, New York. d. 18/04/1912 St Louis, Missouri.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 26/09/1864 North Fork, Virginia.
Medal of Honor recipient. Born in Conewango, New York, Hills was a Private with Company E, 9th New York Cavalry. He earned the Medal of Honor during the Civil War for heroism on September 26, 1864 at North Fork, Virginia when he voluntarily carried a severely wounded comrade out of a heavy fire of the enemy. He did not receive his Medal until September 26, 1893.
Voluntarily carried a severely wounded comrade out of a heavy fire from the enemy.
BURIAL LOCATION: HILLCREST ABBEY CREMATORY AND MAUSOLEUM, ST LOUIS, MISSOURI.
LOCATION OF MEDAL: BELIEVED TO BE FAMILY.