Rank and organization: Corporal, Company A, 2d Louisiana Infantry. Place
and date: At Port Hudson, La., about 20 May 1863. Entered service: New
Date of issue: 20 July 1897.
to go within the enemy's lines and at the head of a party of 8 destroyed
a signal station, thereby greatly aiding in the operations against Port
Hudson that immediately followed.
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)