Rank and organization: Private, Company K, 1st West Virginia Cavalry.
Place and date: Winter of 1864_65.
Entered service at: Pittsburgh, Pa.
Born: 6 March 1845, Philadelphia, Pa.,
Date of issue: 3 March 1873.
Was 1 of 2 men who succeeded in getting through the enemy's lines with
dispatches to Gen. Grant.
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)