Rank and organization: First Lieutenant, Company L, 9th New York Cavalry.
Place and date: At Yellow Tavern, Va., 11 May 1864; At Hanovertown, Va.,
27 May 1864.
Entered service at: Canton, N.Y.
Date of issue:
22 March 1892.
Citation: Made a successful charge at Yellow Tavern, Va.,
11 May 1864, by which 90 prisoners were captured. On 27 May 1864, in a
gallant dash on a superior force of the enemy and in a personal encounter,
captured his opponent.
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)