Rank and organization: Captain, Company F, 20th Indiana Infantry. Place
and date: At North Anna River, Va., 23 May 1864.
Entered service at: Wilmington,
Birth: Clinton County, Ohio.
Date of issue: 13 June 1894.
Volunteered for dangerous service and single-handedly captured 13 armed
Confederate soldiers and marched them to the rear.
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)