b. 26/10/1845 Orono, Ontario, Canada. d. 14/12/1902 Saint Charles, Illinois.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 03/04/1865 Oostanaula River, Georgia.
He served as a Corporal in the Union Army in Company F, 147th Illinois Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on April 3, 1865 at Oostanaula River, Georgia.
Voluntarily swam the river under heavy fire and secured a ferryboat, by means of which the command crossed.
BURIAL LOCATION: NORTH CEMETERY, SAINT CHARLES, ILLINOIS.
Section F, Lot 15
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