Rank and organization: Corporal, Company F, 147th Illinois Infantry.
Place and date: At Oostanaula, Ga., 3 April 1865.
Entered service at: Virgil,
Date of issue: 24 October 1895.
swam the river under heavy fire and secured a ferryboat, by means of which
the command crossed.
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)