Rank and organization: Corporal, Company A, 4th lowa Cavalry. Place
and date: At Columbus, Ga., 16 April 1865.
Entered service at: Taylor,
Freemont County, lowa.
Birth: Dubois County, Ind.
Date of issue: 17 June
Citation: Capture of flag inside the enemy's works, contesting for
its possession with its bearer.
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)