b. 14/08/1836 Brookfield, Illinois. d. 18/06/1915 Ottawa, Illinois.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 02/07/1863 Elk River, Tennessee.
Civil War Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Sergeant in the Union Army in Company D, 104th Illinois Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on July 2, 1863 at Elk River, Tennessee. He was honoured with the award on September 17, 1897.
Voluntarily led a small party and, under a heavy fire, captured a stockade and saved the bridge.
BURIAL LOCATION: OTTAWA AVENUE CEMETERY, OTTAWA, ILLINOIS.
BUSHNELL ADDITION, LOT 23, GRAVE 1.
LOCATION OF MEDAL: FAMILY.