Rank and organization: Private, Company K, 83d Indiana Infantry. Place
and date: at Vicksburg, Miss., 22 May 1863.
Entered service at: Holton,
Birth: Jefferson County, Ind.
Date of issue: 13 August 1894.
Gallantry in the charge of the "volunteer storming party."
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)