Rank and organization: Private, Company D, 12th West Virginia Infantry.
Place and date: At Petersburg, Va., 2 April 1865.
Entered service at: Ohio
County, W. Va.
Birth: Ohio County, W. Va.
Date of issue: 12 May 1865.
Conspicuous gallantry as color bearer in the assault on Fort Gregg.
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)