Rank and organization: Lieutenant, Company D, 69th Pennsylvania Infantry.
Place and date: At Spotsylvania, Va., 12 May 1864.
Entered service at:
Date of issue: 2 August 1897.
In a hand_to_hand encounter with the enemy captured a flag, was wounded
in the act, but continued on duty until he received a second wound.
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)