Rank and organization: Sergeant, Company B, 1st Battalion Minnesota
Place and date: At Deep Bottom, Va., 14 August 1864. Entered
service at: Dover, Minn.
Date of issue: 12 June 1895.
At the risk of his life, voluntarily went to the assistance of a wounded
officer Iying close to the enemy's lines and, under fire carried him to
a place of safety.
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)