Rank and organization:   Sergeant, Company F, 1st Wisconsin Infantry.
Place and date:   At Perryville, Ky., 8 October 1862.
Entered service at:
Malone, St. Croix County, Wis. Born: 1843, New York, N.Y.
Date of issue:
20 November 1896.
Citation:   Seized the flag of his regiment when the color
sergeant was shot and advanced with the flag midway between the lines,
amid a shower of shot, shell, and bullets, until stopped by his commanding
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)