Rank and organization:   Sergeant, Company A, 55th Pennsylvania Infantry.
Place and date:   At Chapins Farm, Va., 29 September 1864. Entered service
at: Chest Springs, Pa.
Birth:   Cambria County, Pa.
Date of issue:   6 April
Citation:   Gallantry in the charge on the enemy's works: rushing forward
with the colors and calling upon the men to follow him; was severely wounded.
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)