b. 1844 Ireland. d. 29/11/1883 New York.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 06/04/1865 Sayler's Creek, Virginia.
Ford was born in Ireland in 1844. He joined the 88th New York Infantry as a sergeant in September 1861. He was commissioned as a first lieutenant in July 1864, and mustered out with his regiment in June 1865.
Capture of flag.
BURIAL LOCATION: CALVARY CEMETERY, WOODSIDE, NEW YORK.
1st Calvary, Section 2, Range 26, Plot T
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