Rank and organization: Corporal, Company I, 6th Wisconsin Infantry.
Place and date: At Gettysburg, Pa., 1 July 1863.
Entered service at: DeSoto,
Vernon County, Wis.
Birth: Gurney, Ohio.
Date of issue: 1 December 1864.
Citation: Capture of flag of 2d Mississippi Infantry (C.S.A.).
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)