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b. 21/10/1844 Le Roy, New York.  d. 19/02/1906 Arlington, South Dakota.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 15/02/1863 Nolensville, Tennessee.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He entered the Union Army at Mankato, Minnesota and served as a Private in Company H, 2nd Minnesota Volunteer Infantry.

 

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At Nolensville, Tennessee on February 15, 1863, he was one of a detachment of 16 men who heroically defended a wagon train against the attack of 125 Confederate Cavalry. They repulsed the attack and saved the wagon train.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: ARLINGTON CEMETERY, ARLINGTON, SOUTH DAKOTA.

Block 4, Lot 15, Grave 16

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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