b.07/01/1844 Morgan County, Ohio. d. 19/01/1918 Vernon, Illinois.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 14/06/1863 Winchester, Virginia.
Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Private in the Union Army in Company C, 122d Ohio Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on June 14, 1863 at Winchester, Virginia.
With one companion voluntarily went in front of the Union line, under a heavy fire from the enemy, and carried back a helpless wounded comrade, thus saving him from death or capture.
BURIAL LOCATION: PATOKA CEMETERY, PATOKA, ILLINOIS.
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