Rank and organization: Blacksmith, Company M, 24th New York Cavalry.
Place and date: At Paines Crossroads, Va., 5 April 1865. Entered service
at: Buffalo, N.Y.
Date of issue: 3 May 1865.
Capture of 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)