Medal of Honor Citation

Original General Order

Born: 23 October 1872 in Knightstown, Indiana  

Enlisted: 21 July 1899 in Mare Island, California

Medal of Honor awarded: 19 July 1901

Rank at time of award: Private 

Separation from Service: Honorably discharged from Marine Corps on 29 July 1904.*

Date of Death: Died in service on 25 March 1919

Burial: Chattanooga National Cemetery in Chattanooga, Tennessee

*Enlisted in the U.S. Army on 5 August 1905. Accepted a commission as a 2d Lieutenant in July 1917 and served in the Army until his death in 1919.​​

​​Boxer Rebellion 1900 Medal of Honor