b. 03/01/1843 Ireland. d. 01/02/1929 Washington DC.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 22/05/1863 Vicksburg, Mississippi.
Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He was a Sergeant in the Union Army. He was awarded the Medal of Honor as a Private in Company D, 54th Ohio Infantry for action at Vicksburg, Mississippi on May 22, 1863. His marker in the cemetery is "Welch".
Gallantry in the charge of the "volunteer storming party.
BURIAL LOCATION: MOUNT OLIVET CEMETERY, WASHINGTON DC.
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