Rank and organization: Corporal, Company H, 188th Pennsylvania Infantry.
Place and date: At Fort Harrison, Va., 29 September 1864. Entered service
at: Harrisburgh, Pa.
Date of issue: 6 April 1865.
Planted first national colors on the fortifications.
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)