Rank and organization: First Sergeant, Company G, 5th U.S. Colored Troops.
Place and date: At Chapins Farm, Va., 29 September 1864. Entered service
at: Delaware County, Ohio.
Birth: Richmond, Va.
Date of issue: 6 April
Citation: Took command of his company, all the officers having been
killed or wounded, and gallantly led it.
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)