Married Mary Sloan in June 1872, divorced May 1874
Was a shoemaker by profession
Enlisted in the 7th Cavalry on 17 September 1876.
Was with the 7th Cavalry under Lt. Col. George Custer at the Battle of the Little Big Horn in June 1876. He served as a quartermaster and packer. Was initially some distance away, with the pack train, at the onset of the battle, but ended up on what is known as Reno Hillfighting with what remained of the 7th until General Terry arrived.
US Soldiers' and Airmen's Home National Cemetery
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
Maintained by: IWPP Custodial Account
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Record added: Oct 03, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21920141
In honor of all who fought at the Battle of the Little Bighorn: May God grant you eternal peace. www.littlebighorn.info|
Added: Aug. 5, 2014
You now ride with the Grandest Column of them all and rest where the red tides of war can no longer reach you.|
Added: May. 22, 2012