Fifth West Virginia Cavalry Formerly Second infantry, Co. G..
He was unassuming, pleasant and considerate, greatly liked by his men. He met every duty as it presented Itself, and bravely and conscientiously served his country to the best of his ability. At the battle of Allegheny Mountain, December 13. 1861, while gallantly leading his men, he was sliot and fell dead in front of the enemy, dying as a brave soldier should. His remains were left on the mountain side, and were buried by his comrades April 7, 1S62, on their way to Monterey. The remains were subsequently removed and lie in the National cemetery at Grafton.
Burial:Grafton National Cemetery, Grafton, Taylor County, West Virginia.