Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Chief Bugler in the Union Army the 16th Pennsylvania Cavalry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on August 25, 1864 at Reams' Station, Virginia. His citation reads "While his regiment was retiring under fire, voluntarily remained behind to succor a wounded officer who was in great danger, secured assistance, and removed the officer to a place of safety."
Bio by: Don Morfe