Rank and organization: Corporal, Company G, 2d Ohio Cavalry. Place and
date: At Sailors Creek, Va., 6 April 1865.
Entered service at: Columbus,
Birth: Richland County, Ohio.
Date of issue: 3 May 1865.
Capture of flag of General Kershaw's headquarters.
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)