Rank and organization:   Colonel, 4th New York Cavalry.
Place and date:
At Aldie, Va., 17 June 1863.
Entered service at:   New York, N.Y. Born: 29
June 1832, Rivarola, Piedmont, Italy.
Date of issue:   Unknown.
Was present, in arrest, when, seeing his regiment fall back, he rallied
his men, accompanied them, without arms, in a second charge, and in recognition
of his gallantry was released from arrest. He continued in the action at
the head of his regiment until he was desperately wounded and taken prisoner.
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)