Rank and organization: Private, Company M, 9th New York Cavalry. Place
and date: At Winchester, Va., 19 September 1864.
Entered service at: New
Date of issue: 27 September 1864.
Capture of Virginia State flag.
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)