Rank and organization: First Lieutenant, Company B, 7th lowa Infantry.
Place and date: At Black River, N.C., 15 March 1865.
Entered service at:
Shell Rock Fall, Cerro Gordo County, lowa. Born: 4 May 1840, England. Date
of issue: 7 September 1894.
Citation: Voluntarily and under fire rescued
a comrade from death by drowning.
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)