Rank and organization: Private, Company B, 52d Ohio Infantry. Place
and date: At Atlanta. Ga., 6 August 1864.
Entered service at: ?.
Jefferson County, Ohio.
Date of issue: 5 April 1894.
Citation: Saved the
lives of some of his comrades, and greatly imperiled his own by picking
up and throwing away a lighted shell which had fallen in the midst of the
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)