Rank and organization:   Captain, Company D, 59th New York Infantry. Place
and date: At Boydton Plank Road, Va., 27 October 1864. Entered service
at: New York.
Birth:   New York, N.Y.
Date of issue:   19 October 1893.
Charged at the head of 2 regiments, which drove the enemy's main body,
gained the crest of the hill near the Burgess house and forced a barricade
on the Boydton road.
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)