of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
Rank and Organization: First Sergeant, Company H, 14th Michigan Infantry. Place
and Date: At Jonesboro, Ga., 1 September 1864. Entered Service At: Ann Arbor,
Mich. Born: 1839, Ireland. Date of Issue: 28 April 1896.
In a charge by the 14th Michigan Infantry against the entrenched enemy was the first
man over the line of works of the enemy, and demanded and received the surrender of
Confederate Gen. Daviel Govan and his command.
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