Rank and organization. Private, Company C, 97th Pennsylvania Infantry.
Place and date: At Fort Hell, Petersburg, Va., 29 August 1864. Entered
service at: Upper Oxford, Pa.
Birth: Chester, Pa.
Date of issue: 6 August
Citation: Went outside the trenches, under heavy fire at short range,
and rescued a comrade who had been wounded and thrown out of the trench
by an exploding shell.
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)