b. 21/04/1877 Johnson, Kansas. d. 13/01/1952 McAllen, Texas.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 27/04/1899 Calumpit, Luzon, Philippines.
Philippine Insurrection Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served in the United States Army during the Insurrection in the Philipine Islands as a Private in Company B, 20th Kansas Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Calumpit, Luzon, Philippine Islands on April 27, 1899. His Medal was awarded to him on March 11, 1902.
Swam the Rio Grande de Pampanga in face of the enemy's fire and fastened a rope to the occupied trenches, thereby enabling the crossing of the river and the driving of the enemy from his fortified position.
BURIAL LOCATION: MONTICELLO UNION CEMETERY, SHAWNEE, KANSAS.
Grave is ‘fenced’ in by 6 black metal posts and a black chain
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