Five feet 8 inches tall, weight 180 pounds, stout build; 31 years of age on day of the Raid.
Born March 18, 1831.
Hanged June 18, 1862, at southeast corner of Fair Street (now Memorial Drive) and South Park Avenue, Atlanta, GA.
Buried temporarily at site of execution. Remains removed to the National Cemetery, Chattanooga, TN, April 25, 1866, near Ohio Memorial, Section H, Grave No. 11,176.
Married Rachel Taylor (b. 1839; d. February 6, 1907), October 30, 1856, Pike County, Ohio.
Enrolled Co. E 33rd Ohio Infantry Regiment, October 1, 1861. Mustered as Private, October 11, 1861, Camp Morrow, Portsmouth, Ohio, three years. Volunteered Andrews Raid, April 7, 1862.
Saw action Andrews Raid.
Captured. Court-martialed, Knoxville, TN, General Orders No. 54, 1862, HQ Department of East Tennessee, CSA.
Awarded Medal of Honor; delivered to widow Rachel Slavens, July 28, 1883.
Pension $24 per month to widow, No. 68,918.
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