b. 10/02/1843 Selkirk, New York. d. 05/10/1920 Selkirk, New York.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 05/05/1864 Wilderness, Virginia.
Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Brigadier General in the Union Army. He was awarded the Medal of Honor as a First Lieutenant in the 11th U.S. Infantry for action on May 5, 1864 at the Wilderness Campaign, Virginia.
Under the heavy fire of the advancing enemy, picked up and carried several hundred yards to a place of safety a wounded officer of his regiment who was helpless and would otherwise have been burned in the forest.
BURIAL LOCATION: ALBANY RURAL CEMETERY, ALBANY, NEW YORK.
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