Rank and organization:   Sergeant, Company G, 6th Missouri Infantry. Place
and date: At Vicksburg, Miss., 22 May 1863.
Entered service at:   St. Louis,
Birth:   Pittsfield, Ill.
Date of issue:   19 June 1894.
in the charge of the "volunteer storming party."
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)