Rank and organization: Sergeant, Company B, 11th Michigan Infantry.
Place and date: At Chickamauga, Ga., 20 September 1863. Entered service
at: Quincy, Mich. Born. 13 December 1840, Allen, Mich.
Date of issue: 21
Citation: As the enemy were about to charge, this officer
went outside the temporary Union works among the dead and wounded enemy
and at great exposure to himself cut off and removed their cartridge boxes,
bringing the same within the Union lines, the ammunition being used with
good effect in again repulsing the attack.
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)