Sergeant, United States Army
in Trumball County, Ohio, December 9, 1843, he earned the Medal of Honor
while serving as Corporal, Company E, 2nd Ohio Volunteer Cavalry near Berryville,
Virginia, on September 13, 1864 (during the Civil War). The Medal was actually
issued to him on September 19, 1864.
He died on April 23, 1920 and was buried in
Section 17 of Arlington National Cemetery.
Rank and organization: Corporal, Company E, 2d Ohio Cavalry. Place and date: Near Berryville, Va., 13 September 1864. Entered service at:------. Birth: Trumbull County, Ohio. Date of issue: 19 September 1864.
Capture of the colors of the 8th South Carolina Infantry while engaged in a reconnaissance along the Berryville and Winchester Pike.
Photo courtesy of Raymond L. Collins, 1990
Updated: 29 September 2000 Updated: 15 March 2003 Updated: 20 November 2005