b. 21/07/1876 Chicago, Illinois. d. 14/02/1969 Seattle, Washington.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 21/07 to 17/08/1900 Peking, China.
Boxer Rebellion Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the American Chinese Relief Expedition during the Boxer Rebellion as a Private in the United States Marine Corps. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Peking, China. His Medal was issued on July 19, 1901.
In action against the enemy at Peking, China, July 21, to August 17, 1900. Although under heavy fire from the enemy, Horton assisted in the erection of barricades.
BURIAL LOCATION: EVERGREEN-WASHELLI CEMETERY, SEATTLE, WASHINGTON.
Veterans Cemetery, Section CS, Lot W, Grave 98
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