Rank and organization: First Lieutenant, Company A, 102d U.S. Colored
Place and date: At Honey Hill, S.C., 30 November 1864. Entered
service at: Michigan. Born: 17 November 1841, Union City Branch County,
Date of issue: 9 March 1887.
Citation: After several unsuccessful
efforts to recover 3 pieces of abandoned artillery, this officer gallantly
led a small force fully 100 yards in advance of the Union lines and brought
in the guns, preventing their 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)