Rank and organization: Corporal, Company H, 2d Minnesota Infantry. Place
and date: At Nolensville, Tenn., 15 February 1863.
Entered service at:
Date of issue: 11 September 1897.
Citation: Was one of a detachment of 16 men who heroically defended a wagon
train against the attack of 125 cavalry, repulsed the attack and saved
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)