Rank and organization. Private, Company K, 11th lowa Infantry. Place
and date: Near Kenesaw Mountain, Ga., 15 June 1864. |
Entered service at:
DeWitt, Clinton County, lowa.
Birth: Marion County, Ohio. Date of issue.
27 November 1899.
Citation: With one companion and under a fierce fire
from the enemy at short range went to the rescue of a wounded comrade who
had fallen between the lines and carried him to a place of safety.
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)