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b. 1843 Brockport, New York.  d. 10/07/1921 Danville, Illinois.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 08/04/1865 Appomattox Station, Virginia.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He was served as a First Lieutenant in the Union Army in Company D, 8th New York Cavalry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on April 8, 1865 at Appomattox Station, Virginia.

 

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Capture of flag of 1st Texas Infantry (C.S.A.).

 

BURIAL LOCATION:  DANVILLE NATIONAL CEMETERY, DANVILLE, ILLINOIS.

Section 10, Row 8, Grave 3032

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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