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b. 22/02/1840 Oneida County, New York  d. 06/04/1915 New York

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: March 31, 1865 at Petersburg, Virginia.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He was a prisoner of war. He served as a Corporal in the Union Army in Company D, 111th New York Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on March 31, 1865 at Petersburg, Virginia.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Capture of flag of 41st Alabama Infantry (C.S.A.), together with the color bearer and one of the color guard.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: Glenside Cemetery Wolcott,Wayne County,New York

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