Rank and organization: Private, Company G, 116th Ohio Infantry. Place
and date: At Petersburg, Va., 2 April 1865.
Entered service at: ?.
Birth: Mason County, W. Va.
Date of issue: 12 May 1865.
Citation: In the
assault on Fort Gregg, this soldier climbed upon the parapet and fired
down into the fort as fast as the loaded guns could be passed up to him
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)