Rank and organization: Major, 1st Missouri Infantry.
Place and date:
At Wilsons Creek, Mo., 10 August 1861.
Entered service at: St. Louis, Mo.
Born: 29 September 1831, Gerry, N.Y.
Date of issue: 2 July 1892.
Was conspicuously gallant in leading a regiment in a successful charge
against the enemy.
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)