Rank and organization: Corporal, Company B, 113th Illinois Infantry.
Place and date: At Vicksburg, Miss., 22 May 1863.
Entered service at: Martintonk,
Iroquois County, Ill.
Birth: Clinton, Ohio.
Date of issue: 9 August 1894.
Citation: Gallantry in the charge of the "volunteer storming party."
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)