Medal of Honor Action Place: Petersburg, Virginia, USA
When about entering upon the charge, this soldier, then but 15 years old, was cautioned not to go in, as he had not been mustered. He indignantly protested and participated in the charge, his left arm being crushed by a shell and amputated soon afterward.
Accredited to: Fairmount, Missouri
Awarded Posthumously: No
Presentation Date & Details: January 27, 1865
Born: July 5, 1849, Urbana, Champaign County, OH, United States
Died: January 6, 1883, Kansas City, MO, United States
Buried: Union Cemetery (MH) (60-16-SE4), Kansas City, MO, United States