Rank and organization: Lieutenant, Company G, 17th Pennsylvania Cavalry.
Place and date: At Five Forks, Va., 1 April 1865.
Entered service at: ?.
Birth: Waynesboro, Pa.
Date of issue: 3 May 1865.
Citation: As 1 of the
first of Devin's Division to enter the works, he fought in a hand-to-hand
struggle with a Confederate to capture his flag by superior physical strength.
This data was extracted from the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, U.S. Senate, Medal of Honor Recipients: 1863-1973 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1973)