b. 15/01/1839 Ephratah, New York. d. 03/06/1905 Ottawa, Illinois.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 20/07/1864 Peach Tree Creek, Georgia.
Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Colonel in the Union Army. He was a prisoner of war. He was awarded the Medal of Honor as a Lt. Colonel in the 104th Illinois Infantry for action on July 20, 1864 at Peach Tree Creek, Georgia.
"With conspicuous coolness and bravery rallied his men under a severe attack, reformed the broken ranks, and repulsed the attack."
BURIAL LOCATION: OTTAWA AVENUE CEMETERY, OTTAWA, ILLINOIS.
Bushnell Addition, Lot 76