Rank and organization: Captain, Company H, 3d Pennsylvania Cavalry.
Place and date: At Gettysburg, Pa., 3 July 1863.
Entered service at: ?.
Born: 5 February 1836, West Hill, Pa. Date of issue 21 July 1897.
Without orders, led a charge of his squadron upon the flank of the enemy,
checked his attack, and cut off and dispersed the rear of his column.
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)