b. 19/02/1841 Adams County, Pennsylvania. d. 19/03/1917 Adams County, Pennsylvania.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 19/10/1864 Cedar Creek, Virginia.
Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Sergeant in the Union Army. He was awarded the Medal of Honor as a Corporal in Company F, 87th Pennsylvania Infantry for action on October 19, 1864 at Cedar Creek, Virginia.
For gallantry while rushing forward to capture a Confederate flag at the stone fence where the enemy's last stand was made.
BURIAL LOCATION: MOUNT CARMEL CEMETERY, LITTLESTOWN, PENNSYLVANIA.
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