b. 1833 Delaware County, Ohio. d. 07/02/1912 Tower Hill, Illinois.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 22/05/1863 Vicksburg, Mississippi.
Civil War Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Private in the Union Army in Company G, 116th Illinois Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on May 22, 1863 at Vicksburg, Mississippi. His citation reads “Gallantry in the charge of the “volunteer storming party.” He did not receive his Medal until August 9, 1894.
Gallantry in the charge of the “volunteer storming party.”
BURIAL LOCATION: TOWER HILL CEMETERY, TOWER HILL, ILLINOIS.
LOCATION OF MEDAL: BELIEVED TO BE FAMILY.