Rank and organization: Captain, Company E, 9th New York Infantry. Place
and date: At Antietam, Md., 17 September 1862.
Entered service at: New
Date of issue: 2 April 1898.
Citation: In the
advance on the enemy and after his color bearer and the entire color guard
of 8 men had been shot down, this officer seized the regimental flag and
with conspicuous gallantry carried it to the extreme front, urging the
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)