of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
Rank and organization: Private, Company H, 21st Ohio Infantry. Place
and date: Georgia, April 1862. Entered service at: Gilead,
Ohio. Born: 1828, Salem, Mass. Date of Issue:
25 March 1863.
One of the 19 of 22 men (including 2 civilians) who, by
direction of Gen. Mitchell (or Buell), 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.
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