Rank: First Sergeant
Unit: F Co, 2d Cavalry
Reenlisted: July 12, 1864 in Light House Point, Virginia. He was 24. It was his third enlistment.
Date of birth: 1839
Hometown: Leesburg, Pennsylvania
Occupation prior to enlistment: Farm laborer
Campaign: Civil War
Died: 1 November 1864
Age at death: 24 or 25
Cause of death: Died of wounds received in action (gunshot wound to the face)
Location of fatality: military hospital in York, Pennsylvania
Place of interment: Prospect Hill Cemetery in York, Pennsylvania
Note: Original enlistment was December 24, 1855 in Carlisle or Leesburg, Pennsylvania and assigned to F Co, 2d U.S. Dragoons. He was 16.
Second enlistment was October 15, 1860 at Fort Kearney, Nebraska. He held the rank of bugler in the 2d U.S. Cavalry.
He stood 5′ 10″ with brown hair and blue eyes.