Rank and organization: Private, Company D, 104th Illinois Infantry.
Place and date: At Elk River, Tenn., 2 July 1863.
Entered service at: Manlius,
Birth: Fulton County, Ohio.
Date of issue: 30 October 1897.
Voluntarily joined a small party that, under a heavy fire, captured a stockade
and saved the bridge.
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)