Rank and organization: Captain, Company D, 19th Michigan Infantry; First
Lieutenant, 5th U.S. Infantry.
Place and date: At Peach Tree Creek, Ga.,
12 July 1864.
Entered service at: Constantine, Mich.
Birth: Michigan. Date
of issue: 3 December 1891. Second award.
Citation: Led his company in a
countercharge at Peach Tree Creek, Ga., 12 July 1864, under a galling fire
ahead of his own men, and singly entered the enemy's line, capturing and
bringing back 2 commissioned officers, fully armed, besides a guidon of
a Georgia regiment.
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)