Enlisted as Private in W. Ya. Institute, Company A, 1861-1864. Re-enlisted in 1864 as Corporation, Company G., W. Virginia, Cavalry.
Served until 1865. Organized Sons of Veterans Camp in Parkersburg, W. Virginia, 1920. Appointed member, Union Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Commission. 1926. Elected Commissioner.
E. Arkansas, W. Virginia, 1930.