b. 13/08/1845 Scotland. d. 20/05/1912 Amsterdam, New York.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 01/04/1864 Fort Gates, Florida.
Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Private in the Union Army in Company H, 115th New York Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on April 1, 1864 near Fort Gates, Florida.
Was a volunteer in the surprise and capture of rhe enemy's picket.
BURIAL LOCATION: SAINT MARY'S CEMETERY, FORT JOHNSON, NEW YORK.
Section 7, Lot 33
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