Historical significance: 1st Sergeant Major of the Regiment.
Rank: First Lieutenant
Unit: 2d Dragoons
Date of birth: 1815
Campaign: Plains Indian War (pre Civil War)
Died: 2 February 1857
Age at death: 41 or 42
Location of fatality: Fort Riley, Kansas Territory
Place of interment: Fort Riley Post Cemetery in Fort Riley, Kansas
Notes: Enlisted prior to commissioning. Reached the rank of Sergeant Major on 3 Nov 1842 to 30 December 1846. He was the first Sergeant Major of the Regiment.
Promoted to 2LT on 20 May 1847. Brevet 1Lt 20 August 1847 for gallantry and meritorious conduct at the battle of Churubusco, Mexico. Promoted to 1LT on 11 October 1851.