Rank and organization: Major, 147th New York Infantry.
Place and date:
At Hatchers Run, Va., 6 February 1865.
Entered service at: ?. Born:
12 February 1841, New York, N.Y.
Date of issue: 12 May 1892.
Seized the regimental colors at a critical moment and by a prompt advance
on the enemy caused the entire brigade to follow him; and, after being
himself severely wounded, he caused himself to be lifted into the saddle
and a second time rallied the line in an attempt to check the enemy.
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)