Rank and organization: Lieutenant Colonel, 104th Illinois Infantry.
Place and date: At Peach Tree Creek, Ga., 20 July 1864. Entered service
at: Ottawa, Ill. Born: 15 January 1839, Ephratah, Fulton County, N.Y. Date
of issue: 5 April 1898.
Citation: With conspicuous coolness and bravery
rallied his men under a severe attack, re-formed the broken ranks, and
repulsed the attack.
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)