b. 01/04/1842 Fayette County, Virginia. d. 29/03/1913 Georgia.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 22/05/1863 Vicksburg, Mississippi.
He served as a Sergeant in the Union Army in Company G, 4th West Virginia 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 the Medal of Honor until 31 years later, on 9 July 1894.
For gallantry in the charge of the volunteer storming party on 22 May 1863.
BURIAL LOCATION: EVERGREEN CEMETERY, FITZGERALD, GEORGIA.
BLOCK 3, LOT 2
LOCATION OF MEDAL: UNKNOWN.