Rank and organization: Corporal, Company F, 116th Illinois Infantry.
Place and date: At Vicksburg, Miss., 22 May 1863.
Entered service at: Chencys
Birth: Onondaga County, N.Y.
Date of issue: 10 July 1894.
Gallantry 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)