Rank and organization: Sergeant, Company B, 7th Wisconsin Infantry.
Place and date: At Gravelly Run, Va., 31 March 1865.
Entered service at:
Columbia County, Wis.
Birth: Danube, N.Y.
Date of issue: Unknown.
With a comrade, attempted capture of a stand of Confederate colors and
detachment of 9 Confederates, actually taking prisoner 3 members of the
detachment, dispersing the remainder, and recapturing a Union officer who
was a prisoner in hands of the detachment.
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)