Rank and organization: Private, Company H, 81st Pennsylvania Infantry.
Place and date: At Spotsylvania, Va., 12 May 1864.
Entered service at:
Date of issue: 1 December 1864.
Capture of flag in a hand_to_hand conflict.
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)