Rank and organization: Corporal, Company G, 2d Illinois Light Artillery.
Place and date: At Nashville, Tenn., 15 December 1864. Entered service
at: DeKalb County, Ill.
Birth: Rutland County, Vt.
Date of issue: 20 January
Citation: When the fire of the enemy's batteries compelled the men
of his detachment for a short time to seek shelter, he stood manfully at
his post and for some minutes worked his gun alone.
This data was extracted from the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, U.S. Senate, Medal of Honor Recipients: 1863-1973 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1973)