Rank and organization: Corporal, Company B, 47th Ohio Infantry. Place
and date: At Vicksburg, Miss., 3 May 1863.
Entered service at: Adrian,
Mich. Born: 14 December 1842, Van Buren Township, Wayne County, Mich. Date
of issue: 17 April 1917.
Citation: Was one of a party that volunteered
and attempted to run the enemy's batteries with a steam tug and two barges
loaded with subs1stence stores.
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)