Rank and organization: First Lieutenant, 18th U.S. Infantry. Place and
date: At Stone River, Tenn., 31 December 1862.
Entered service at: Medina
Date of issue: 12 December 1894.
Voluntarily conveyed, under a heavy fire, information to the commander
of a battalion of regular troops by which the battalion was saved from
capture or annihilation.
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)