of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
Rank and Organization: Private, Company H, 13th Ohio Cavalry. Place and Date:
At Petersburg, Va., 30 July 1864. Entered Service At: Fairmount, Mo. Birth:
Champaign County, Ohio. Date of Issue: 27 January 1865.
When about entering upon the charge, this soldier, then but 15 years old, was cautioned
not to go in, as he had not been mustered. He indignantly protected and participated in
the charge, his left arm being crushed by a shell and amputated soon afterward.
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