- The President of the United
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.