b. 27/12/1850 Schuyler County, Illinois. d. 04/02/1907 Springfield, Illinois.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 09/09/1874 Upper Wichita River, Texas.
Indian Campaigns Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Corporal in the United States Army in Company I, 5th US Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on September 9, 1874 at Upper Wichita River, Texas. His citation reads “Gallantry in action.” His Medal was presented to him on April 23, 1875.
Gallantry in action.
BURIAL LOCATION: OAK RIDGE CEMETERY, SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS.
SECTION 25, LOT 41E.
LOCATION OF MEDAL: UNKNOWN.