b. 11/06/1841 Cook County, Illinois. d. 02/07/1906 Orting, Washington.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 22/05/1863 Vicksburg, Mississippi.
Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor recipient. Served as a Corporal in Company E, 55th Illinois Infantry, at the Battle of Vicksburg, Mississippi. On May 22, 1863, he was a member of the Volunteer Storming Party in the charge against Confederate ammunition barges. His citation was issued on September 2, 1893 and accredited to the State of Illinois.
For gallantry in the charge of the volunteer storming party on 22 May 1863.
BURIAL LOCATION: ORTING CEMETERY, ORTING, WASHINGTON.
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