b. 25/04/1845 Washington County, Pennsylvania. d. 17/09/1919 Vancouver, Washington.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 25/03/1873 Turret Mountain, Arizona.
Indian Wars Medal of Honor Recipient. He was issued the award on August 12, 1875 for his actions as a first sergeant with the 5th US Cavalry, US Army, on March 25, 1873, at the Battle of Turret Peak, Arizona Territory, during the Yavapai War with the Apache Indians. His Medal of Honor citation simply reads: “Gallantry in action.” He received his Medal on August 12, 1875.
Gallantry in action.
BURIAL LOCATION: FORT VANCOUVER MILITARY CEMETERY, VANCOUVER, WASHINGTON.
SECTION 4 WEST, GRAVE 650.
LOCATION OF MEDAL: BELIEVED TO BE FAMILY.