Rank and organization: Second Lieutenant, Company G, 15th Indiana Infantry.
Place and date: At Missionary Ridge, Tenn., 25 November 1863. Entered service
at: Westville, LaPorte County, Ind.
Date of issue: 15 February
Citation: Seized the colors from the color bearer, who had been wounded,
and, exposed to a terrible fire, carried them forward, planting them on
the enemy's breastworks.
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)