b. 1845 Adams County, Illinois. d. 17/05/1921 Quincy, Illinois.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 25/07/1864 Benton, Arkansas.
Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Private in the Union Army in Company C, 3d Missouri Cavalry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on July 25, 1864 at Benton, Arkansas.
Pursued and killed Confederate Brig. Gen. George M. Holt, Arkansas Militia, capturing his arms and horse.
BURIAL LOCATION: MOUNDS CEMETERY, TIMEWELL, ILLINOIS.
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