Medal of Honor Action Place: Vicksburg, Mississippi, USA
Led his company in the assault on the enemy's works and gained the parapet, there receiving three very severe wounds. He lay all day in the sun, was taken prisoner, and had his leg amputated without anesthetics.
Accredited to: Ashland, Wapello County, Iowa
Awarded Posthumously: No
Presentation Date & Details: August 3, 1897
Born: June 13, 1836, Mason County, WV, United States
Died: May 23, 1904, Ottumwa, IA, United States
Buried: Ottumwa Cemetery (MH) (K-353) , Ottumwa, IA, United States