b. 1839 Batavia, New York. d. 13/10/1908 Washington DC.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 18/07/1861 Blackburns Ford, Virginia.
Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the Civil War as a Private in Company K, 12th New York Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at the engagement at Blackburns Ford, Virginia on July 18, 1861, which was a prelude to the First Battle of Bull Run.His Medal was issued on October 23, 1897. During the course of his service he would receive a commission of 2nd Lieutenant in the United States Colored Troops, and would be brevetted Captain, US Volunteers.
Remained in action when a part of his regiment broke in disorder, joined another company, and fought with it through the remainder of the engagement
BURIAL LOCATION: ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY, ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA.
Section 1, Site 125-B
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