Rank and organization: Colonel, 1st West Virginia Cavalry. Place and
date: At Greenbrier River, W. Va., 22 May 1864.
Entered service at: Bridgeport,
Ohio. Born: 18 March 1825, Johnstown, Cambria County, Pa.
Date of issue:
12 February 1895.
Citation: Saved, under fire, the life of a drowning soldier.
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)