Rank and organization: Private, Company A, 116th Illinois Infantry.
Place and date: At Vicksburg, Miss., 22 May 1863.
Entered service at: Oakley,
Macon County, Ill.
Birth: Cincinnati, Ohio. Date of issue. 26 July 1894.
Citation: 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)