Coxswain on board of the U. S. S. Richmond, Mobile Bay, August 5, 1864; commended for coolness and good conduct in the action in Mobile Bay on the morning and forenoon of August 5, 1864. He was in the actions with Forts Jackson and St. Philip; the Chalmette batteries; the rebel ironclads and gunboats below New Orleans; the batteries below Vicksburg; and was present at the surrender of New Orleans. He was present at and assisted in the capture of the piratical steamers Miramon and Marquis de la Habana in March, 1860, near Vera Cruz. (G.O. 45, Dec. 31, 1864.)

 

Japanese maple tree in front of a monument at Mount Moriah Cemetery

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