Rank and organization: Brigadier General, U.S. Volunteers. Place and
date: At Gaines Mill, Va., 27 June 1862.
Entered service at: Washington,
D.C. Born: 31 October 1831, Utica, N.Y.
Date of issue: 26 September 1892.
Citation: Seized the colors of the 83d Pennsylvania Volunteers at a critical
moment and, under a galling fire of the enemy, encouraged the depleted
ranks to renewed exertion.
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)