Organization: U.S. Army
Company: Company C
Division: 17th Michigan Infantry
Born: 1839, Seneca County, Ohio
Entered Service At: Colon, Mich.
Date of Issue:
Place / Date: At Lenoire, Tenn., 16 November 1863
While color bearer of his regiment, having been twice wounded and the sight of one eye destroyed, still held to the colors until ordered to the rear by his regimental commander.