b. 14/09/1844 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. d. 12/04/1922 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 27/10/1864 Boydton Plank Road, Virginia.
He entered army service as a private at Philadelphia, December 14, 1861, and mustered in Company G, 99th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry. He was promoted to corporal on April 1, 1862; to sergeant on September 24, 1864; to second lieutenant on August 1, 1862; to first lieutenant on September 24, 1864; to captain on April 20, 1865; to brevet major and lieutenant colonel on March 13, 1865. He mustered out with his company on July 1, 1865.
Checked the rout and rallied the troops of his command in the face of a terrible fire of musketry; was severely wounded.
BURIAL LOCATION: WOODLANDS CEMETERY, PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA.
Section K, Lot 286