Rank and organization: Captain, Chicago Mercantile Battery, Illinois
Place and date: At Vicksburg, Miss., 22 May 1863. Entered
service at: Chicago, Ill. Born: 1833, Ireland.
Date of issue: 15 January
Citation: Carried with others by hand a cannon up to and fired it
through an embrasure of the enemy's works.
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)