Rank and organization: First Sergeant, Company D, 5th Michigan Infantry.
Place and date: At Wilderness, Va., 6 May 1864.
Entered service at: Sault
Ste. Marie, Mich.
Birth: Lima, Ohio.
Date of issue: 1 December 1864.
Capture of flag of 31st North Carolina (C.S.A.) in a personal encounter.
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)