He was a carpenter.
Residences & events:
1860 Moultrie Co, IL. At census time he was living with cousin, Enoch Purvis, as a farm laborer.
7/25/1861 He joined Civil War efforts by enlisting in Co B 75h IL Inf, serving in the TN fighting, including the Battle of Shiloh.
12/3/1862 St Louis, MO. He was discharged by a surgeon's certificate.
Palmyra, Macoupin Co, IL. He farmed there as well as carpenter work.
Abt 1882 Granite Falls, Yellow Medicine Co, MN, where he died.
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