Rank and organization:   Sergeant, Company G, 1st Missouri Light Artillery.
Place and date:   At New Madrid, Mo., 3 March 1862; at Stone River, Tenn.,
31 December 1862.
Entered service at:   St. Louis, Mo.
Birth:   Newark, N.J.
Date of issue:   19 September 1890.
Citation:   At New Madrid, Mo., remained
on duty though severely wounded. While procuring ammunition from the supply
train at Stone River, Tenn., was captured, but made his escape, secured
the ammunition, and in less than an hour from the time of his capture had
the batteries supplied.
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)