Rank and organization: Private, Company F, 133d Ohio Infantry. Place
and date: Near the Richmond & Petersburg Ry., Va., 16 June 1864. Entered
service at: ?. Born: 5 January 1841, Circleville, Ohio.
Date of issue:
13 May 1899.
Citation: Voluntarily returned to the breastworks which his
regiment had been forced to abandon to notify 3 missing companies that
the regiment was falling back; found the enemy already in the works, refused
a demand to surrender, returning to his command under a concentrated fire,
several bullets passing through his hat and clothing.
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)