Rank and organization: Captain, Company G, 59th New York Veteran Infantry.
Place and date: At Farmville, Va., 7 April 1865.
Entered service at: New
Date of issue: 10 August 1889.
and promptness in rallying his men and advancing with a small detachment
to save a bridge about to be fired by the enemy.
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)