b. 28/10/1871 Rye Cove, Virginia. d. 19/01/1946 Rogersville, Tennessee.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 03/09/1899 Porac, Philippines.
Philippine Insurrection Medal of Honor Recipient. He was originally buried in Payne Cemetery, Rogersville, Tennessee. He served as a Corporal in the United States Army in Company A, 36th Infantry, US Volunteers. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on September 3, 1899 near Porac, Luzon, Philippine Islands. His citation reads “While on a scout drove off a superior force of insurgents and with the assistance of one comrade brought from the field of action the bodies of two comrades, one killed and the other severely wounded.” He did not receive his Medal until March 15, 1902.
While on a scout drove off a superior force of insurgents and with the assistance of 1 comrade brought from the field of action the bodies of 2 comrades, 1 killed and the other severely wounded.
BURIAL LOCATION: HIGHLAND CEMETERY, ROGERSVILLE, TENNESSEE.
LOCATION OF MEDAL: UNKNOWN.