Rank and organization: First Sergeant, Company K, 97th Ohio Infantry.
Place and date: At Franklin, Tenn., 30 November 1864.
Entered service at:
Birth: Delaware County, Ohio.
Date of issue: 24 February 1865.
Citation: Captured the flag of the 2d Mississippi Infantry (C.S.A.), in
a hand_to_hand fight with the color bearer.
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)