Organization: U.S. Army
Company: Company H
Division: 2d Minnesota Infantry
Entered Service At: Shelbyville, Minn.
Date of Issue:
Place / Date: At Nolensville, Tenn., 15 February 1863
Was one of a detachment of 16 men who heroically defended a wagon train against the attack of 125 cavalry, repulsed the attack and saved the train.