b. 16/05/1872 Montezuma, Iowa. d. 08/08/1952 Bradenton, Florida.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 09/09/1899 Porac, near Luzon, Philippines.
An American soldier who received the Medal of Honor. He served as a Lieutenant Colonel in the US Army in the 36th Infantry, US Volunteers. During the Philippine–American War, he charged against a group of rebels and assisted his commanding officer (J. Franklin Bell) in killing or capturing all of them while armed with only a pistol. For this he was awarded the Medal of Honor in 1902.
In advance of his regiment, rushed to the assistance of his colonel, charging, pistol in hand, 7 insurgents, and compelling surrender of all not killed or wounded.
BURIAL LOCATION: MANASOTA MEMORIAL PARK, BRADENTON, FLORIDA.
Plot: Section C, Lot 120
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