b. 12/01/1842 Licking County, Ohio. d. 21/01/1913 Mankato, Minnesota.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 15/02/1863 Nolensville, Tennessee.
Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Sergeant in the Union Army. He was awarded the Medal of Honor as a Corporal in Company H, 2d Minnesota Infantry for action on February 15, 1863 at Nolensville, Tennessee.
"Was one of a detachment of 16 men who heroically defended a wagon train against the attack of 125 cavalry, repulsed the attack, and saved the train."
BURIAL LOCATION: GLENWOOD CEMETERY, MANKATO, MINNESOTA.
Section 1, Lot 9