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b. 03/04/1840 Bradford County, Pennsylvania. d. 16/03/1919 Wyalusing, Pennsylvania.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: .06/05/1864 Wilderness, Virginia.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Sergeant in the Union Army in Company A, 141st Pennsylvania Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on May 6, 1864 at the Wilderness Campaign, Virginia. His citation reads "Capture of flag of the 13th North Carolina Infantry (C.S.A.)."

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Capture of flag of the 13th North Carolina Infantry (C.S.A.).

 

BURIAL LOCATION: SPRING HILL CEMETERY, SPRING HILL, PENNSYLVANIA.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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