Rank and organization: Corporal, Company A, 98th Pennsylvania Infantry.
Place and date: At Salem Heights, Va., 3 May 1863.
Entered service at:
Date of issue: 1 April 1898.
Went 250 yards in front of his regiment toward the position of the enemy
and under fire brought within the lines a wounded and unconscious comrade.
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)