b. 17/02/1842 Londonderry, Ireland. d. 20/06/1912 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 03/07/1863 Fairfield, Pennsylvania.
He was a Sergeant in the Union Army. He was awarded the Medal of Honor as a Private in Troop H, 6th US Cavalry for action on July 3, 1863 at Fairfield, Pennsylvania.
Seized the regimental flag upon the death of the standard bearer in a hand-to-hand fight and prevented it from falling into the hands of the enemy.
BURIAL LOCATION: HOLY CROSS CEMETERY, YEADON, PENNSYLVANIA.
Section 5, Range 1, Lot 17
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