of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
Rank and Organization: Private, Company D, 55th Ohio Infantry. Place and
Date: At Gettysburg, Pa., 2 July 1863. Birth: England. Date Of
Issue: 23 June 1896.
Voluntarily took an advanced position on the skirmish line for the purpose of
ascertaining the location of Confederate sharpshooters, and under heavy fire held the
position thus taken until the company of which he was a member went back to the main line.
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