Rank: First Lieutenant
Unit: 2d Dragoons
Commissioned: United States Military Academy class of 1838 and appointed from Alabama.
Campaign: Mexican American War
Died: 9 May 1846
Age at death: 31
Cause of death: Killed in action
Location of fatality: Resaca De La Palma, Texas
Place of interment: Originally Palo Alto Battlefield in Brownsville, Texas. Cremated ashes scattered on the Alabama River between Mobile and Tuscaloosa.
Notes: 45th in his class of 45 graduated cadets. Second Lieut., 2d Dragoons, July 1, 1838. Served: in the Florida War, 1838‑39; on Recruiting service, 1839‑40; in the Florida War, 1840‑41; in garrison at Baton Rouge, La.; on (First Lieut., 2d Dragoons, February. 2, 1841) frontier duty at Ft. Jesup, La., 1841‑43, 1844‑46; and in the War with Mexico, 1846, being engaged in the Battle of Palo Alto, May 8, 1846, — and Battle of Resaca-de‑la‑Palma, May 9, 1846, where, at the head of his Platoon, while gallantly charging the enemy’s batteries, he was killed.