Rank and Organization: Private, Company G, 33d Ohio Infantry. Place and Date:
Georgia, April 1862. Entered Service At: Boarneville, Ross County, Ohio. Birth:
Muskingum County, Ohio. Date Of Issue: September 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 tracks between
Chattanooga and Atlanta.