b. 21/01/1844 Fentress County, Tennessee. d. 05/01/1911 Macon, Missouri.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 20/02/1865 Town Creek, North Carolina.
Civil War Medal of Honor Recipient. Served during the Civil War as a Corporal in Company C, 12th Kentucky Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at the Weldon Railroad, Virginia on June 24, 1864. His citation reads “Capture of flag of 11th South Carolina (C.S.A.)”. His Medal was awarded to him on August 1, 1865. He, along with Captain John H. Brown, were the only two members of the 12th Kentucky to be awarded the Medal of Honor for bravery during the war.
Capture of flag of 11th South Carolina (C.S.A.).
BURIAL LOCATION: OLD CALLAO CEMETERY, CALLAO, MISSOURI.
ON PRIVATE PROPERTY.
LOCATION OF MEDAL: UNKNOWN.