Lieutenant Colonel, United States Army
in Hawkins County, Tennessee, September 4, 1840, he earned the during the Civil War while serving as First Sergeant,
Company D, 4th East Tennessee Volunteer Infantry, at Minville, Tennessee,
on October 3, 1863. The Medal was actually issued to him on June 11, 1895.
He died on September 12, 1906 and was buried
in Section 1 of Arlington National Cemetery.
Rank and organization: First Sergeant, Company D, 4th East Tennessee Infantry. Place and date: At Minville, Tennessee, 3 October 1863. Entered service at: Tennessee. Born: 1841, Hawkins County, Tenn. Date of issue: 11 June 1895.
Went to the aid of a wounded comrade between
the lines and carried him to a place of safety.
Photo courtesy of Raymond L. Collins
Photograph By M. R. Patterson, October 2002
Updated: 30 September 2000 Updated: 18 August 2001 Updated: 10 October 2002 Updated: 15 March 2003 Updated: 15 July 2003
Photo By M. R. Patterson, 28 June 2003