Rank and organization: Sergeant, Company I, 62d New York Infantry. Place
and date: At Wilderness, Va., 5 May 1864.
Entered service at: New York.
Date of issue: 14 January 1890.
Citation: Voluntarily rushed
back into the enemy's lines, took the colors from the color sergeant, who
was mortally wounded, and, although himself wounded, carried them through
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)