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: Wakefield, Pike County, Ohio
Awarded Posthumously: Yes
Presentation Date & Details: July 28, 1883
Born: 1830, Pike County, OH, United States
Died: June 18, 1862, Atlanta, GA, United States
Buried: Chattanooga National Cemetery (MH) (H-11176), Chattanooga, TN, United States