Rank and organization: Corporal, Company F, 87th Pennsylvania Infantry.
Place and date: At Cedar Creek, Va., 19 October 1864.
Entered service at:
Adams County, Pa.
Birth: Adams County, Pa.
Date of issue: 26 October 1864.
Citation: For gallantry while rushing forward to capture a Confederate
flag at the stone fence where the enemy's last stand was made.
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)