Rank and organization:   Sergeant, Company E, 26th Michigan Infantry.
Place and date:   At Spotsylvania Courthouse, Va., 12 May 1864. Entered service
at: Hamburg, Mich. Born: 1842, Noble County, Ind.
Date of issue:   13 May
Citation:   Was one of the first to mount the Confederate works, where
he bayoneted two of the enemy and captured a Confederate flag, but threw
it away to continue the pursuit 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)