Rank and organization:   Brigadier General, U.S. Volunteers. Place and
date: At Atlanta, Ga., 22 July 1864.
Entered service at:   Cincinnati, Ohio.
Born: Washington, D.C. 17 December 1824.
Date of issue:   31 March 1892.
Citation:   Charged upon the enemy's works, and after their capture defended
his position against assaults of the enemy until he was severely wounded.
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)