b. 11/04/1844 Mattoon, Illinois. d. 31/01/1918 Yates City, Illinois.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 22/05/1863 Vicksburg, Mississippi.
Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Private in the Union Army in Company K, 55th Illinois Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on May 22, 1863 at Vicksburg, Mississippi.
Gallantry in the charge of the "volunteer storming party.
BURIAL LOCATION: YATES CITY CEMETERY, YATES CITY, ILLINOIS.
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