b. 25/08/1837 Clinton, Ohio. d. 14/06/1920 Elkhart, Indiana.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 22/05/1863 Vicksburg, Mississippi.
Civil War Medal of Honor recipient. He entered the Union Army at Martinton, Iroquois County, Illinois and served as a Corporal in Company B, 113th Illinois Infantry. As a member of the Volunteer Storming Party, on May 22, 1863 at the Battle of Vicksburg, Mississippi, he showed gallantry in the charge and assault against the Confederate garrison. He did not receive his Medal until August 9, 1894.
Gallantry in the charge of the “volunteer storming party.”
BURIAL LOCATION: PLUM GROVE CEMETERY, UNION, MICHIGAN.
BACK SECTION, LOT 115.
LOCATION OF MEDAL: BELIEVED TO BE FAMILY.