First Lieutenant, United States Army
in Ireland in 1834, he earned the during the
Civil War while serving as Private, Company A, 74th New York Volunteer
Infantry at Chancellorsville, Virginia, on May 2, 1863. The Medal was actually
issued on June 29, 1866. He later became First Lieutenant and Adjutant,
103rd U.S. Colored Regiment.
He died on June 10, 1907 and was buried in
Section 3 of Arlington National Cemetery.
Rank and organization: Private, Company A,
74th New York Infantry. Place and date: At Chancellorsville, Virginia,
2 May 1863. Entered service at: Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. Birth:
Ireland. Date of issue: 29 June 1866.
Photo courtesy of Raymond L. Collins
Updated: 24 September 2000 Updated: 15 March 2003 Updated: 11 June 2008