b. 21/10/1836 Clinton County, Ohio. d. 30/07/1907 Wichita, Kansas.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 23/05/1864 North Anna River, Virginia.
American Civil War Medal of Honor Recipient. He was issued the award on June 13, 1894 for his actions as a captain with Company F, 20th Indiana Infantry, US Army, on May 23, 1864, at the Battle of North Anna, Virginia. His Medal of Honor citation reads: “Volunteered for dangerous service and single-handedly captured 13 armed Confederate soldiers and marched them to the rear.”
Volunteered for dangerous service and singlehandedly captured 13 armed Confederate soldiers and marched them to the rear.
BURIAL LOCATION: MAPLE GROVE CEMETERY, WICHITA, KANSAS.
SECTION C, GAR CIRCLE.
LOCATION OF MEDAL: UNKNOWN.