Rank and organization: Sergeant, Company G, 104th Pennsylvania Infantry.
Place and date: At Fair Oaks, Va., 31 May 1862.
Entered service at: ?.
Birth: Bucks County, Pa.
Date of issue: 12 May 1894.
Citation: While carrying
the regimental colors on the retreat he returned to face the advancing
enemy, flag in hand, and saved the other color, which would otherwise have
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)