b. 31/08/1839 Dubois County, Indiana. d. 14/08/1920 West Baden Springs, Indiana.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 17/05/1863 Black River Bridge, Mississippi.
Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a First Lieutenant in the Union Army. He was awarded the Medal of Honor as a First Sergeant in Company A, 49th Indiana Infantry for action on May 17, 1863 at Black River Bridge, Mississippi.
Voluntarily led the company in a charge and was the first to enter the enemy's works, taking a number of prisoners.
BURIAL LOCATION: AMES CHAPEL CEMETERY, PAOLI, INDIANA.
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