Rank and organization:   Sergeant, Company I, 97th Pennsylvania Infantry.
Place and date:   At Bermuda Hundred, Va., 18 May 1864.
Entered service at:
Birth:   Chester, Pa.
Date of issue:   17 December 1896.
Responded to a call for volunteers to carry ammunition to the regiment
on the picket line and under a heavy fire from the enemy assisted in carrying
a box of ammunition to the front and remained to distribute the same.
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)