b. 1847 Columbus, Ohio. d. 15/07/1891 Columbian Arsenal, Tennessee.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 29/10/1869 Chiricahua Mountains, Arizona.
Indian Wars Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Born in 1847, at Columbus, Ohio, he served as a Private in Company G, 8th U.S. Cavalry. At the Chiricahua Mountains, Arizona, on October 29, 1869, he displayed heroism while engaging with a raiding band of hostile Apache Indians. For gallantry in action, he was promoted Corporal and awarded the Medal of Honor. He received the Medal on 14 February 1870.
Gallantry in action.
BURIAL LOCATION: NASHVILLE NATIONAL CEMETERY, NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE.
SECTION KK, SITE 16550
LOCATION OF MEDAL: UNKNOWN.