Rank and organization: Private, Company H, 101st Ohio Infantry. Place
and date: At Buzzard's Roost, Ga., 11 May 1864.
Entered service at: Tiffin,
Birth: Lehigh County, Pa.
Date of issue: 3 August 1897.
Seized a shell with fuze burning that had fallen in the ranks of his company
and threw it into a stream, thereby probably saving his comrades from injury.
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)