The President of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
Rank and Organization: Colonel, 20th Kansas
Volunteer Infantry. Place and Date: At Rio Grande de la Pampanga, Luzon, Philippine
Islands, 27 April 1899. Entered Service At: Iola, Kans. Birth: Springfield,
Ohio. Date of Issue: 14 February 1900.
Crossed the river on a raft and by his skill and
daring enabled the general commanding to carry the enemy's entrenched position on the
north bank of the river and to drive him with great loss from the important strategic
position of Calumpit.
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