Rank and organization: Sergeant, Company G, 8th Illinois Cavalry. Place
and date: At Chickahominy and Ashland, Va., June 1862. Entered service
at: Peoria, Ill.
Birth: Laurel, Md.
Date of issue: 27 September 1865.
Gallantry in action.
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)