Rank and organization: Chief Bugler, 16th Pennsylvania Cavalry. Place
and date. At Reams Station, Va., 25 August 1864.
Entered service at: Jumata
Birth: Juniata County, Pa.
Date of issue: 16 October 1897.
Citation. While his regiment was retiring under fire voluntarily remained
behind to succor a wounded officer who was in great danger, secured assistance,
and removed the officer to a place of safety.
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)