b. 06/12/1835 Richview, Illinois. d. 15/11/1905 Meeker, Oklahoma.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 14/05/1864 Resaca, Georgia.
Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Private in the Union Army in Company B, 111th Illinois Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on May 14, 1864 at Resaca, Georgia.
Voluntarily returned, in the face of a severe fire from the enemy, and rescued a wounded comrade who had been left behind as the regiment fell back.
BURIAL LOCATION: NEW HOPE CEMETERY, MEEKER, OKLAHOMA.
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