b. 1844 Coldwater, Michigan. d. 13/12/1900 Kalkaska, Michigan.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 30/07/1864 Petersburg, Virginia.
Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He was a prisioner of war. He served as a Private in the Union Army in Company B, 1st Michigan Sharpshooters. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on July 30, 1864 at Petersburg, Virginia.
Instead of retreating or surrendering when the works were captured, regardless of his personal safety, continued to return the enemy's fire until he was captured.
BURIAL LOCATION: EVERGREEN CEMETERY, KALKASKA, MICHIGAN.
Lot 206, Grave 2
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