Rank and organization: Musician, Company E, 54th Pennsylvania Infantry.
Place and date: At Piedmont, Va., 5 June 1864.
Entered service at: Johnstown,
Birth: Scotland. Dates of issue: 11 September 1897.
his place in the rear, took the rifle of a disabled soldier, and fought
through the remainder of the action.
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)