Rank and organization: Colonel, 134th Pennsylvania Infantry. Place and
date: At Fredericksburg, Va., 13 December 1862.
Entered service at: Beaver
County, Pa. Born: 30 September 1833, Dilkburg, Pa.
Date of issue: 9 July
Citation: Although out of service, he voluntarily resumed duty on
the eve of battle and took a conspicuous part in the charge on the heights.
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)