Rank and organization:   Second Lieutenant, 15th Battery, Indiana Light
Place and date:   Near Harpers Ferry, W. Va., 15 September 1862.
Entered service at:   Indianapolis, Ind.
Date of issue:   2
Citation:   Voluntarily gathered the men of the battery together,
remanned the guns, which had been ordered abandoned by an officer, opened
fire, and kept up the same on the enemy until after the surrender.
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)