b. 1822 England. d. 27/04/1872 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 02/04/1865 at Petersburg and Sailor's Creek, Virginia.
Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Corporal in the Union Army in Company B, 2d Rhode Island Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on April 2 and 6, 1865 at Petersburg and Deatonsville (Sailors Creek) Virginia.
Planted the first color on the enemy's works. Carried the regimental colors over the creek after the regiment had broken and been repulsed.
BURIAL LOCATION: PHILADELPHIA MEMORIAL PARK, FRAZER, PENNSYLVANIA.
AMC, Div C, Section 5, Lot 15
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