Rank and organization: First Sergeant, Company A, 73d New York Infantry.
Place and date: At Spotsylvania, Va., 12 May 1864.
Entered service at:
New York, N.Y.
Date of issue: 1 December 1864.
Capture of flag of 65th Virginia Infantry (C.S.A.).
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)