Rank and organization: Commissary Sergeant, 8th Pennsylvania Cavalry.
Place and date: At Farmville, Va., 7 April 1865.
Entered service at: ?.
Birth: Philadelphia, Pa.
Date of issue: 30 October 1897.
regiment being surprised and nearly overwhelmed, he dashed forward under
a heavy fire, reached the right of the regiment, where the danger was greatest,
rallied the men and prevented a disaster that was imminent.
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)