Rank and organization:   First Lieutenant and Adjutant, 88th Indiana Infantry.
Place and date:   At Bentonville, N.C., 19 March 1865.
Entered service at:
New Haven, Allen County, Ind.
Date of issue:   16 February
Citation:   In the face of a galling fire from the enemy he voluntarily
returned to where the color bearer had fallen wounded and saved the flag
of his regiment from 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)