b. 1841 Greene County, Pennsylvania. d. 10/05/1915 Washington DC.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 02/07/1863 Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
He was a First Lieutenant in Company A, 140th Pennsylvania Infantry on July 2, 1863 at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, when he earned his Medal.
Voluntarily assisted a wounded comrade to a place of apparent safety while the enemy were in close proximity; he received the fire of the enemy and a wound which resulted in the amputation of his left leg.
BURIAL LOCATION: ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY, ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA.
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