Rank and organization: Captain, Company F, 56th Ohio Infantry. Place
and date: At Champion Hill, or Bakers Creek, Miss., 16 May 1863. Entered
service at: Lancaster, Ohio. Born: 2 April 1830, Scioto County, Ohio. Date
of issue: 17 November 1887.
Citation: Having been badly wounded in the
breast and captured, he made a prisoner of his captor and brought him into
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)