b. 14/12/1844 Belleville, Michigan. d. 29/03/1930 Michigan.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 03/05/1863 Vicksburg, Mississippi.
Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a First Sergeant in the Union Army. He was awarded the Medal of Honor as a Corporal in Company B, 47th Ohio Infantry for action on May 3, 1863 at Vicksburg, Mississippi.
Was one of a party that volunterered and attempted to run the enemy's batteries with a steam tug and two barges loaded with subsistence stores.
BURIAL LOCATION: SOOP-PLEASANTVIEW CEMETERY, VAN BUREN, MICHIGAN.
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