Rank and organization: Sergeant, Company A, 6th Pennsylvania Reserves.
Place and date: At Gettysburg, Pa., 2 July 1863.
Entered service at: Bloomsburgh,
Birth: Bloomsburgh, Pa.
Date of issue: 16 February 1897.
With five volunteers he gallantly charged on a number of the enemy's sharpshooters
concealed in a log house, captured them, and brought them into the Union
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)