Rank and organization: Private, Troop H, 6th U.S. Cavalry. Place and
date: At Fairfield, Pa., 3 July 63.
Entered service at: -----.
Date of issue: 12 July 1895.
Citation: Seized the regimental flag upon
the death of the standard bearer in a hand_to_hand fight and prevented
it from falling into the hands of the enemy.
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)