b. 06/03/1835 Schuylkill, Pennslyvania. d. 30/01/1921 Pennsylvania.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 12/05/1864 Spotsylvania House, Virginia.
Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served during the Civil War as a Private in Company B, 148th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at the Battle of Spotsylvania, Virginia on May 12, 1864.
Capture of flag, wresting it from the color bearer and shooting an officer who attempted to regain it.
BURIAL LOCATION: UNION CEMETERY, BELLEFONTE, PENNSYLVANIA.
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