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: Perrysburg, Wood County, Ohio
Awarded Posthumously: No
Presentation Date & Details: September 1863
Born: July 25, 1833, Columbus, Franklin County, OH
Died: March 28, 1904
Buried: Union Hill Cemetery (MH), Bowling Green, OH