Rank and organization: Corporal, Company G, 62d New York Infantry. Place
and date: At Fredericksburg and Salem Heights, Va., 3-4 May 1863. Entered
service at: New York, N.Y. Born: 6 July 1841, Ireland.
Date of issue: 24
Citation: Severely wounded while carrying the colors, he
continued at his post, under fire, until ordered to the rear.
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)