Rank and organization:   Sergeant, Company A, 99th Pennsylvania Infantry.
Place and date:   At Spotsylvania, Va., 12 May 1864.
Entered service at:
Birth:   Lancaster County, Pa.
Date of issue:   2 April 1878.
Capture of flag of 2nd Louisiana Tigers (C.S.A.) in a hand-to-hand contest.
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)