Rank and organization: Private, Company L, 4th lowa Cavalry. Place and
date: At Columbus, Ga., 16 April 1865.
Entered service at: Wapello, Louisa
Birth: Dunkirk County, N.Y.
Date of issue: 17 June 1865.
Citation: Capture of flag in a personal encounter with its bearer.
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)