Rank and organization: Corporal, Company E, 12th Ohio Infantry. Place
and date: At South Mountain, Md., 14 September 1862.
Entered service at:
Charleston, W. Va.
Birth: Chatham, Ohio.
Date of issue: 31 January 1894.
Citation: Alone and unaided and with his left hand disabled, captured a
Confederate captain and 4 men.
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)