Rank and organization: First Lieutenant, Company A, 105th Pennsylvania
Place and date: At Spotsylvania, Va., 12 May 1864. Entered service
at: Hamilton, Pa.
Birth: Perrysville, Pa.
Date of issue: 27 March 1890.
Citation: Capture of flag of 18th North Carolina Infantry (C.S.A.), in
a personal encounter with the color bearer.
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)