b. ? Cattaraugus County, New York. d. 16/07/1903 New York.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 27/11/1863 Raccoon Ford, Virginia.
Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the Civil War as a Private in Company E, 5th New York Volunteer Cavalry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Raccoon Ford, Virginia on November 27, 1863.
After his command had retreated, this soldier, voluntarily and alone, returned to the assistance of a comrade and rescued him from the hands of 3 armed Confederates.
BURIAL LOCATION: CUBA CEMETERY, CUBA, NEW YORK.
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