Rank and organization: Private, Company B, 111th Illinois Infantry.
Place and date: At Resaca, Ga., 14 May 1864.
Entered service at: Richview,
Washington County, Ill.
Birth: Richview, Washington County, Ill. Date of
issue: 13 May 1899.
Citation: Voluntarily returned, in the face of a severe
fire from the enemy, and rescued a wounded comrade who had been left behind
as the regiment fell back.
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)