Rank and organization: Major, 16th New York Infantry.
Place and date:
At Salem Heights, Va., 3 May 1863.
Entered service at: Potsdam, N.Y.
Date of issue: 10 October 1892.
Citation: Seized the colors of
his regiment and gallantly rallied his men under a very severe fire.
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)