Rank and organization: Hospital Steward, U.S. Army.
Place and date: At Powder River, Wyo., 17 March 1876.
Entered service at: St. Louis, Mo.
Born: 9 September 1850, Zanesville, Ohio.
Date of issue: 15 June 1899.
Citation: Accompanied a detachment of cavalry in a charge on a village of hostile Indians and fought through the engagements, having his horse killed under him. He continued to fight on foot, and under severe fire and without assistance conveyed 2 wounded comrades to places of safety, saving them from capture.