Rank and organization: Sergeant, Company D, 20th Michigan Infantry.
Place and date: At Spotsylvania, Va., 12 May 1864.
Entered service at:
Ann Arbor, Mich.
Date of issue: 28 July 1896.
Seized the colors, the color bearer having been shot down, and gallantly
fought his way out with them, though the enemy were on the left flank and
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)