Rank and organization: Musician, 1st Illinois Cavalry. Place and date.
At Lexington, Mo., 20 September 1861.
Entered service at: Illinois.
New York. Date of issue. 10 March 1896.
Citation: Volunteered to fight
in the trenches and also led a charge which resulted in the recapture of
a Union hospital, together with Confederate sharpshooters then occupying
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)