Rank and organization: First Lieutenant, Company I, 21st lowa Infantry.
Place and date: At Champion Hill, Miss., 16 May 1863.
Entered service at:
Date of issue: 15 March 1893.
By skillful and brave management captured 3 of the enemy's pickets.
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)