Rank and organization: Private, Company B, 21st Ohio Infantry. Place
and date: At Stone River, Tenn., 31 December 1862.
Entered service at:
Birth: Hancock County, Ohio.
Date of issue: 17 September 1897.
Citation: Voluntarily and under a heavy fire, while his command was falling
back, rescued a wounded and helpless comrade from death or capture.
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)