Rank and organization: Sergeant, Company E, 207th Pennsylvania Infantry.
Place and date: At Fort Sedgwick, Va., 2 April 1865.
Entered service at:
Birth: York County, Pa.
Date of issue: Unknown.
The color bearer falling, pierced by 7 balls, he immediately sprang forward
and grasped the colors, planting them upon the enemy's forts amid a murderous
fire of grape, canister, and musketry from the enemy.
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)