Rank and organization: Corporal, Company D, 1st Michigan Cavalry. Place
and date: At Mason's Hill, Va., 16 March 1864.
Entered service at: Rome,
Birth: Newark, N.J.
Date of issue: 28 September 1897.
been surprised and captured by a detachment of guerrillas, this soldier,
with other prisoners, seized the arms of the guard over them, killed 2
of the guerrillas, and enabled all the prisoners to escape.
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)