Rank and organization: Corporal, Company K, 55th Illinois Infantry.
Place and date: At Vicksburg, Miss., 22 May 1863.
Entered service at: Prairie
Birth: Guernsey County, Ohio.
Date of issue: 31 December 1892.
Citation: Bravely defended the colors planted on the outward parapet of
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)