Rank and organization: Private, 55th Illinois Infantry.
Place and date:
At Vicksburg, Miss., 22 May 1863.
Entered service at: Prairie City, Ill.
Birth: Fulton County, Ill.
Date of issue: 2 September 1893.
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)