Rank and organization: Corporal, Company G, 4th Maryland Infantry. Place
and date: At Petersburg, Va., 1 April 1865.
Entered service at: Baltimore,
Birth: Chester County, Pa.
Date of issue: 22 April 1871.
Was 1 of the 3 soldiers most conspicuous in the final assault.
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)