Rank and organization: Private, Company I, 127th Illinois Infantry.
Place and date: At Vicksburg, Miss., 22 May 1863.
Entered service at: Rutland,
La Salle County, Ill.
Birth: Kane, Ill.
Date of issue: 10 January 1895.
Citation: Gallantry in the charge of the "volunteer storming party."
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)