Rank and organization: Private, Company G, 116th Pennsylvania Infantry.
Place and date: At Cold Harbor, Va., 3 June 1864.
Entered service at: Worcester,
Date of issue: 1 March 1906.
Citation: When the color
bearer was shot down, this soldier seized the colors and bore them gallantly
in a charge against 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)