b. 20/12/1845 Findlay, Ohio. d. 10/11/1911 Chattanooga, Tennessee.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 31/12/1862 Stones River, Tennessee.
Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Born in Hancock County, Ohio, he served as a Private in Company B, 21st Ohio Infantry, Union Army. In actions at Stones River, Tennessee, on December 31, 1862, while his company was retreating, he went back under a heavy fire and rescued a wounded comrade. He later achivied the rank of Captain and was awarded the Medal of Honor on September 17, 1897. After the war, he served as a clerk for the Department of Treasury in Washington D.C.
Voluntarily and under a heavy fire, while his command was falling back, rescued a wounded and helpless comrade from death or capture.
BURIAL LOCATION: ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY, ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA.
Section 3, Grave 2360-WS
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