Rank and organization: Bugler, Battery B, 4th U.S. Artillery. Place
and date: At Antietam Md., 17 September 1862.
Entered service at: Cincinnati,
Birth: Hamilton County, Ohio.
Date of issue: 30 June 1894.
Volunteered at the age of 15 years to act as a cannoneer, and as such volunteer
served a gun under a terrific fire of the enemy.
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)