Rank and organization: Private, Company K, 31st Ohio Infantry. Place
and date: At Missionary Ridge, Tenn., 25 November 1863. Entered service
at: Springfield, Ohio.
Birth: Clark County, Ohio.
Date of issue: 25 November
Citation: After 2 color bearers had fallen, seized the flag and carried
it forward, assisting in the capture of a battery. Shortly thereafter he
captured the flag of the 41st Alabama and the color bearer.
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)