One of 19 of 24 men (including two civilians) who, by direction of Gen. Ormsby M. Mitchell, penetrated nearly 200 miles south into enemy territory and captured a railroad train at Big Shanty, Ga., in an attempt to destroy the bridges and track between Chattanooga and Atlanta.
Accredited to: Pemberville, Wood County, Ohio
Awarded Posthumously: No
Presentation Date & Details: March 25, 1863 Washington, D.C., presented by Sec. of War Edward M. Stanton
Born: March 23, 1831, Wayne County, IN, United States
Died: September 24, 1896, Pemberville, OH, United States
Buried: Pemberville Cemetery (PM), Pemberville, OH, United States