b. 05/03/1836 Clinton County, Ohio. d. 12/09/1908 New Westville, Ohio.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 22/05/1863 Vicksburg, Mississippi.
Civil War Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Private in the Union Army in Company D, 47th Ohio Infantry. He was awarded 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.” He did not receive his Medal until August 21, 1894.
Gallantry in the charge of the “volunteer storming party.”
BURIAL LOCATION: SPRINGLAWN CEMETERY, NEW PARIS, OHIO.
OLD SECTION F.
LOCATION OF MEDAL: UNKNOWN.