Rank and organization: Private, Company C, 16th Michigan Infantry. Place
and date: At Gaines Mill, Va., 27 June 1862.
Entered service at: Owosso,
Mich. Born: 25 November 1844, Rochester, N.Y.
Date of issue: 6 April 1892.
Citation: Distinguished bravery in battle. Rallied his comrades to charge
vastly superior force until wounded in the hip. He was a 16_year_old drummer.
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)