b. 27/03/1844 Chester County, Pennsylvania.. d. 08/02/1920 Oxford, Pennsylvania.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 29/08/1864 Fort Hell, Petersburg, Virginia.
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 C, 97th Pennsylvania Infantry for action on August 29, 1864 at Fort Hell, Petersburg, Virginia.
Went outside the trenches, under heavy fire at short-range, and rescued a comrade who had been wounded and thrown out of the trench by an exploding shell.
BURIAL LOCATION: OXFORD CEMETERY, OXFORD, PENNSYLVANIA.
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