Rank and organization: Sergeant, Company C, 14th New York Heavy Artillery.
Place and date: At Petersburg, Va., 30 July 1864.
Entered service at: Lyons,
N.Y. Birth. Lyons, N.Y.
Date of issue: 1 December 1864.
of flag, shooting a Confederate officer who was rallying his men with the
colors in his hand.
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)