b. 28/09/1841 Schenectady, New York. d. 09/04/1924 ?
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 25/11/1863 Missionary Ridge, Tennessee.
Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He earned his Medal on November 25, 1863, while serving as Sergeant of Company A, 36th Illinois Infantry, at Missionary Ridge, Tennessee. He later rose to the rank of Captain. He was awarded his Medal on April 4, 1900.
Sprang over the works just captured from the enemy, and calling upon his comrades to follow, rushed forward in the face of a deadly fire and was among the first over the works on the summit, where he compelled the surrender of a Confederate officer and received his sword.
BURIAL LOCATION: ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY, ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA.
Section 2, Site 3756
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