Rank and Organization: Private, Company B, 20th
Kansas Volunteer Infantry. Place and Date: At Calumpit, Luzon, Philippine Islands,
27 April 1899. Entered Service At: Kansas City, Kans. Birth: Seneca, Kans. Date
of Issue: 11 March 1902.
Swam the Rio Grande de Pampanga in face of the enemy's
fire and fastened a rope to occupied trenches, thereby enabling the crossing of the river
and the driving of the enemy from his fortified position.