Place of Birth: Port Glasgow
Date of enlistment: 17 April 1872
Age given at enlistment: 23
Location on 25 June 1876: In valley and hilltop fights
A Blacksmith from Port Glasgow
Custer's Black Hills Expedition (1874). Located on WY-24, turnout, 2 miles W. of Jct. with WY-111, near Aladdin, Crook County. Author's collection.
'Men With Custer - Biographies of the 7th Cavalry', Edited by Ronald H. Nichols with Daniel I. Bird, CBHMA Inc., 2010, p. 133.