Rank and organization: Sergeant, Light Battery F, 5th U.S. Artillery.
Place and date: At White Oak Swamp Bridge, Va.. 30 June 1862. Entered service
Date of issue: 4 April 1898.
1 of a party of 3 who, under heavy fire of advancing enemy, voluntarily
secured and saved from capture a field gun belonging to another battery,
and which had been deserted by its officers and men.
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)