Rank and organization: Private, Company A, 2d New York Cavalry. Place
and date: At Woodstock, Va., 22 January 1865; At Amelia Courthouse, Va.,
5 April 1865.
Entered service at: ?.
Birth: New York, N.Y. Date of
issue: 30 October 1897.
Citation: While his command was retreating before
superior numbers at Woodstock, Va., he voluntarily rushed back with one
companion and rescued his commanding officer, who had been unhorsed and
left behind. At Amelia Courthouse captured 2 battle flags.
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)