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b. 07/01/1842 ? d. 10/09/1900 Indiana.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 22/05/1863 Vicksburg, Mississippi.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Sergeant in the Union Army. He was awarded the Medal of Honor as a Private in Company K, 83d Indiana Infantry for action on May 22, 1863 at Vicksburg, Mississippi.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Gallantry in the charge of the "volunteer storming party

 

BURIAL LOCATION: HOLTON CEMETERY, HOLTON, INDIANA.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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