b. 08/05/1844 Lewis County, West Virginia. d. 20/04/1912 Cushing, Oklahoma.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 22/05/1863 Vicksburg, Mississippi.
Civil War Medal of Honor Recipient. Born in Lewis County, West Virginia. He served as a Private in the Union Army in Company E, 47th Ohio Infantry. He was awared 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”.
“For gallantry in the charge of the volunteer storming party on 22 May 1863.”
BURIAL LOCATION: UNION-GRAHAM CEMETERY, WINFIELD, KANSAS.
GRAHAM CEMETERY SECTION.
LOCATION OF MEDAL: BELIEVED TO BE FAMILY.