b. 11/12/1843 Coventry, Rhode Island. d. 30/11/1918 Rhode Island.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 02/04/1865 Petersburg, Virginia.
He served in the Union Army as a Private in Company G, 1st Rhode Island Volunteer Light Artillery. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action at Petersburg, Virginia on April 2, 1865.
Was one of a detachment of 20 picked artillerymen who voluntarily accompanied an infantry assaulting party, and who turned upon the enemy the guns captured in the assault.
BURIAL LOCATION: SWAN POINT CEMETERY, PROVIDENCE, RHODE ISLAND.
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