b. 07/07/1840 Ireland. d. 05/03/1924 Woodside, New York.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 07/06/1864 Cold Harbor, Virginia.
Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Corporal in Company E, 164th New York Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at the Battle of Cold Harbor, Virginia.
After making a successful personal reconnaissance, he gallantly led the skirmishers in a night attack, charging the enemy, and thus enabling the pioneers to put up works.
BURIAL LOCATION: CALVARY CEMETERY, WOODSIDE, NEW YORK.
Section 30, Plot 5, Row E, Grave 1