Rank and organization: First Lieutenant, 11th U.S. Infantry. Place and
date: At Wilderness, Va., 5 May 1864.
Entered service at: New York.
Date of issue: 23 July 1897.
Citation: Under the heavy fire of
the advancing enemy, picked up and carried several hundred yards to a place
of safety a wounded officer of his regiment who was helpless and would
otherwise have been burned in the forest.
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)