Organization: U.S. Army
Company: Company E
Division: 19th U.S. Infantry
Born: 6 December 1838, Lancaster, Ohio
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Place / Date: At Stone River, Tenn., 31 December 1862
Voluntarily rescued the body of his commanding officer, who had fallen mortally wounded. He brought off the field his mortally wounded leader under direct and constant rifle fire.