Rank and organization: Corporal, Company A, 48th Ohio Infantry. Place
and date: At Vicksburg, Miss., 22 May 1863.
Entered service at: ?.
Birth: Monmouth County, N.J.
Date of issue: 25 February 1895.
Saved his regimental flag; also seized and threw a shell, with burning
fuse, from among his comrades.
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)