Unit: E Trp, 2d Cavalry
Enlisted: November 19, 1898 in Saint Louis, Missouri. He was 27 yrs 5 mos.
Date of birth: 1871
Hometown: Christian County, Illinois
Occupation prior to enlistment: Painter
Campaign: Spanish American War
Died: 2 June 1900
Age at death: 28
Cause of death: Yellow fever
Location of fatality: Santa Clara Barracks, Cuba
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Place of interment: Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia
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Note: He stood 5’7¾” with blue eyes, brown hair, and fair complexion.