Rank and organization: First Lieutenant, Company D, 37th Illinois Infantry.
Place and date: At Newtonia, Mo., 30 September 1862.
Entered service at:
Chicago, Ill. Born: 29 January 1839, Downers Grove, Ill.
Date of issue:
15 February 1894.
Citation: With a single orderly, captured an armed picket
of 8 men and marched them in prisoners.
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)