b. 11/05/1837 Scott, New York. d. 16/02/1914 Homer, New York.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 06/04/1865 Sailor's Creek, Virginia.
Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Sergeant Major in the Union Army. He was awarded the Medal of Honor as a Sergeant in Company L, 10th New York Cavalry for action on April 6, 1865 at Deatonsville (Sailor's Creek), Virginia.
Charged the enemy and, with the assistance of Cpl. Andrew Bringle, captured a fieldpiece with two prisoners.
BURIAL LOCATION: ELMWOOD CEMETERY, PREBLE, NEW YORK.
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