Unit: D Trp, 2d Cavalry
Enlisted: May 9, 1898 in Saint Louis, Missouri. He was 18 yrs 9 mos.
Date of birth: 1879
Hometown: Gainesville, Georgia
Occupation prior to enlistment: Clerk
Campaign: Spanish American War
Died: 24 December 1898
Age at death: 18 or 19
Cause of death: Pneumonia
Location of fatality: Huntsville, Alabama
Place of interment: Chattanooga National Cemetery, Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee
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Note: He stood 5’10” with blue eyes, auburn hair, and fair complexion.