Rank and organization: Second Lieutenant, Company G, 74th Indiana Infantry.
Place and date: At Chickamauga, Ga., 20 September 1863. Entered service
at: Elkhart, Ind.
Birth: Kosciusko County, Ind.
Date of issue: 1 I March
Citation: While exposed to a galling fire, went in search of another
regiment, found its location, procured ammunition from the men thereof,
and returned with the ammunition to his own company.
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)