b. 1831 Hempstead, New York. d. 29/09/1864 Chapin’s Farm, Virginia.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 29/09/1864 Chapin’s Farm, Virginia.
Civil War Medal of Honor Recipient. He was killed in action at Chapin’s Bluff, Virginia. He entered the Union Army at Brooklyn, New York. He served as a Sergeant in Company F, 158th New York Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for action on September 29, 1864 at Chapin’s Farm, Virginia. His citation reads “Was among the first to scale the parapet.”
Was among the first to scale the parapet.
BURIAL LOCATION: BODY NOT RECOVERED.
IN MEMORY OF MARKER AT ST GEORGE’S CHURCH CEMETERY, HEMPSTEAD, NEW YORK.
LOCATION OF MEDAL: UNKNOWN.