Rank and organization: Captain, Company D. 12th New York Infantry. Place
and date: At Resaca, Ga. 15 May 1864
Entered service at: New York, N.Y.
Born: 18 July 1831, at sea in the English Channel aboard American flagship.
Date of issue. 12 October 1892.
Citation: While acting as aide assisted
in preventing a disaster caused by Union troops firing into each other.
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)