Rank and organization: Sergeant, Company A, 136th Pennsylvania Infantry.
Place and date: At Fredericksburg, Va., 13 December 1862. Entered service
at: Tioga County, Pa. Born: 7 May 1840, England.
Date of issue: 21 August
Citation: Took up the colors as they fell out of the hands of the
wounded color bearer and carried them forward in the charge.
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)