b. 01/01/1838 Millstone, New Jersey. d. 26/03/1921 Belmar, New Jersey.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 06/04/1865 Sayler's Creek, Virginia.
Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served during the Civil War as a Sergeant in Company H, 1st New Jersey Volunteer Cavalry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery on April 6, 1865 at the Battle of Sailor's Creek, Virginia. He was awarded his Medal on July 3, 1865. He was one of twelve 1st New Jersey Cavalry soldiers who were awarded the Medal of Honor for bravery during the Civil War (the others being Sergeant James T. Clancy, Corporal William B. Hooper, Private Lewis Locke, Sergeant William Porter, Sergeant John C. Sagelhurst, Sergeant David Southard, Sergeant George W. Stewart, Private Christian Streile, Sergeant Aaron Thompkins, Sergeant Charles E. Wilson, and Sergeant John Wilson).
Was among the first to check the enemy's countercharge.
BURIAL LOCATION: GLENDOLA CEMETERY, GLENDOLA, NEW JERSEY.
Near large flag pole
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